Winsener Elbmarsch

Country/territory: Germany

IBA Criteria met: C7 (2002)
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Area: 852 ha

NABU Nature And Biodiversity Conservation Union

Site description
The Seeve area of the site is predominantly mesophile and humid grassland on peat soil, subject to periodic flooding. The Ilmenau area is a tidal-influenced marsh with mudflats, reedbeds (Phragmites) and mesophile grassland.

Key biodiversity
Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Crex crex (breeding).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Winsener Elbmarsch. Downloaded from on 25/03/2023.