Duvenstedter Brook

Country/territory: Germany

IBA criteria met: C6 (2002)
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Area: 780 ha

NABU Nature And Biodiversity Conservation Union

Site description (2000 baseline)
A mosaic of fen and transition mire, interspersed with remnants of raised bog and wet meadows (slightly agriculturally improved).

Key biodiversity
A total of 90-100 bird species, including Grus grus, regularly breed here, and a further 70 are regular visitors. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Crex crex (breeding).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Duvenstedter Brook. Downloaded from on 02/03/2024.