Heerter See

Year of compilation: 2000

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).

Protected areas
National None International NoneIBA overlaps with Special Protection Area (Heerter Klärteich).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Heerter See. Downloaded from on 19/08/2022.