DE075
Heerter See


Country/territory: Germany

IBA Criteria met: B1i, C2, C6 (2002)
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Area: 316 ha

Protection status:

NABU Nature And Biodiversity Conservation Union

Site description
The site was formerly a clearing pond for an iron-ore company. The water is brackish.

Key biodiversity
This is an important area for waterbirds and species breeding in reedbeds (Phragmites). Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Crex crex (passage).


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Heerter See. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/07/2020.