DE046
Usedom lagoon (Peenestrom, Achterwasser, Kleines Haff with Neuwarper See)


Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
The site comprises a shallow bay, largely cut off from the sea apart from at three places. As a result the water is brackish. The water is nutrient-rich from rivers flowing into the lagoon.



Key biodiversity
The site regularly holds 20,000 or more waterbirds in winter.



Protected areas
National None International None




Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Usedom lagoon (Peenestrom, Achterwasser, Kleines Haff with Neuwarper See). Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 03/12/2022.