Outer Wismarbucht

Year of compilation: 2000

Site description (baseline)
A marine area inside the 20 m bathymetric line. The dominant substrates are sand and gravel and contain a rich benthic fauna.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for wintering seaducks. The site holds 20,000 or more waterbirds in winter, on a regular basis.

Protected areas
National None International HighIBA overlaps with Special Protection Area.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Outer Wismarbucht. Downloaded from on 31/05/2023.