Country/territory: Germany

IBA Criteria met: A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2, C3, C4, C6 (2002)
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Area: 13,452 ha

NABU Nature And Biodiversity Conservation Union

Site description
An extensive area of grassland on the border with Niedersächsisches Wattenmeer National Park.

Key biodiversity
The site holds 20,000 or more waterbirds on passage, on a regular basis (including Anser albifrons 5,004; Pluvialis apricaria 9,292; Vanellus vanellus 28,493; Larus canus 9,860).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Butjadingen. Downloaded from on 26/03/2023.