Chiemsee and Chiemseemoore

Country/territory: Germany

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4i, A4iii, B1i, C1, C3, C4, C6 (2002)
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Area: 13,315 ha

NABU Nature And Biodiversity Conservation Union

Site description
A lake with an area of fen and riverine forest. The lake and its surrounds are intensively used for tourism from May to October, as a fishery all year-round, and also for hunting, forestry and agriculture.

Key biodiversity
The site holds 20,000 or more waterbirds in winter on a regular basis.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Chiemsee and Chiemseemoore. Downloaded from on 30/01/2023.