Salziger See and Salza valley

Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
The IBA is the site of a former large lake, drained at the beginning of the 20th century. Standing fresh water, reedbeds (Phragmites) and wet ruderal areas exist with arable land on higher sites.

Key biodiversity
The site is important for breeding and roosting waterbirds.

Protected areas
National Partial International None448 ha of IBA covered by Nature Reserve (Salziger See, 448 ha).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Salziger See and Salza valley. Downloaded from on 10/08/2022.