Country/territory: Germany

IBA Criteria met: A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2, B3, C2, C3, C4, C6 (2002)
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Area: 13,176 ha

Protection status:

NABU Nature And Biodiversity Conservation Union

Site description
Predominantly intensively used arable land with a widespread system of ditches containing reeds Phragmites.

Key biodiversity
The site holds 20,000 or more waterbirds on passage, on a regular basis.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Krummhörn-Westermarsch. Downloaded from on 01/10/2020.