Chiemsee and Chiemseemoore

Year of compilation: 2000

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.

Protected areas
National Partial International PartialIBA overlaps with Nature Reserve. IBA overlaps with Special Protection Area. IBA overlaps with Ramsar Site.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Chiemsee and Chiemseemoore. Downloaded from on 03/12/2022.