A 62-km section of low-lying coastline situated east of Flensburg. Includes the inshore waters of a sandy bay (up to 1,400 m wide). Tourism, boat traffic and fishing are the main human activities.
The site holds more than 20,000 wintering wildfowl on a regular basis.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Flensburger Innen- and Aussenförde. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/02/2020.