Hohwachter Bucht

Country/territory: Germany

IBA Criteria met: A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2, C3 (2000)
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Area: 0 ha

NABU Nature And Biodiversity Conservation Union

Site description
Hohwachter Bucht is part of Kieler Bucht and has a sandy/stony shoreline 38 km long. Tourism and military training are the main human activities.

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Hohwachter Bucht. Downloaded from on 08/02/2023.