Country/territory: Germany

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2, C1, C2, C3, C4, C6 (2002)
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Area: 4,992 ha

Protection status:

NABU Nature And Biodiversity Conservation Union

Site description
A large, shallow, eutrophic lake (1,300 ha), surrounded by pasture and bog.

Key biodiversity
The site regularly holds more than 20,000 wintering wildfowl. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Crex crex (6 breeding pairs).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Dümmer. Downloaded from on 21/01/2021.