Eastern bight of the Fehmarnsund

Country/territory: Germany

IBA Criteria met: A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2, C2, C3, C4 (2002)
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Area: 2,930 ha

NABU Nature And Biodiversity Conservation Union

Site description
A stretch of sandy coastline with a brackish lagoon.

Key biodiversity
The site holds more than 20,000 wintering and passage waterbirds on a regular basis.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Eastern bight of the Fehmarnsund. Downloaded from on 20/03/2023.