Eastern bight of the Fehmarnsund

Year of compilation: 2000

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.

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The area is adversely affected by tourism and boat traffic.

Protected areas
National None International None

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Eastern bight of the Fehmarnsund. Downloaded from on 17/01/2021.