Wendesser moor

Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
A small bog and wetland area in the midst of large fields. The wetland includes patches of open water, reedbeds (Phragmites), Salix thickets, and a small Pinus forest.

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

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Research is being carried out on the biology of rails (Rallidae). There is long-term monitoring of bird migration.

Protected areas
National Partial International None63 ha of IBA covered by Nature Reserve (Wendesser Moor, 63 ha).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Wendesser moor. Downloaded from on 20/01/2021.