Island of Usedom

Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
A large, shallow eutrophic lake connected to the sea, with surrounding areas of peatland and reedbed (Phragmites). Böhmke and Werder are two small islands in the western part of the lake. Fishing takes place and surrounding meadows are grazed.

Key biodiversity
Protected areas
National Partial International HighIBA overlaps with Nature Reserve. IBA overlaps with Special Protection Area.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Island of Usedom. Downloaded from on 30/05/2020.