Year of compilation: 2000
The site was formerly a clearing pond for an iron-ore company. The water is brackish.
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
NoneIBA overlaps with Special Protection Area (Heerter Klärteich).
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Heerter See. Downloaded from
http://www.birdlife.org on 19/08/2022.