Flensburger Innen- and Aussenförde

Country/territory: Germany

IBA Criteria met: A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2, C3, C4 (2002)
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Area: 10,200 ha

Protection status:

NABU Nature And Biodiversity Conservation Union

Site description
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.

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Flensburger Innen- and Aussenförde. Downloaded from on 08/03/2021.