DE050
Eastern shore of Lake Müritz, Grosser Schwerin and Steinhorn


Country/territory: Germany

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2, B3, C1, C2, C3, C4, C6 (2002)
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Area: 46,870 ha

Protection status:

NABU Nature And Biodiversity Conservation Union

Site description
A large freshwater lake with a range of natural, semi-natural and man-made habitats. There are bays and zones of shallow water, and a rich shoreline vegetation (especially reedbeds (Phragmites) and submerged plants). Swamps, Carex beds, sand-dunes, Juniperus heath and Pinus/Fagus forest surround the lake. Hunting (not of birds) occurs.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Eastern shore of Lake Müritz, Grosser Schwerin and Steinhorn. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 05/12/2019.