Site description (2000 baseline)
A delta area.
This is an important area for breeding waders. The site holds 20,000 or more waterbirds on passage, on a regular basis. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Crex crex (breeding).
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Ems valley between Leer and Emden. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/ems-valley-between-leer-and-emden-iba-germany on 25/09/2023.