Hudewälder northeast of Haldensleben

Country/territory: Germany

IBA Criteria met: C6 (2002)
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Area: 4,371 ha

Protection status:

NABU Nature And Biodiversity Conservation Union

Site description
A complex of semi-natural deciduous forests, dominated by Quercus, Tilia and Carpinus with many caves, conifer forests and large open areas. Open areas comprise dry grassland, Calluna heaths and bare areas. Water-filled depressions and damp areas enrich the site. It is a military training area.

Key biodiversity
The site is important for species characteristic of heathlands. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Crex crex (passage).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Hudewälder northeast of Haldensleben. Downloaded from on 25/02/2021.