Lake Überlingen of Lake Constance

Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
Part of Lake Constance with reedbeds (Phragmites) and extensive areas of mud. Inland are tracts of riverine forest (mainly Salix), dry forest (Pinus and Fagus), ravine and hill-slope mixed forest, lightly improved hay-meadows, calcareous dry grassland, orchards, springs and cliffs.

Key biodiversity
This is an important stop-over site for passage species of wildfowl.

Protected areas
National High International PartialIBA overlaps with Landscape Protected Area and Nature Reserve. IBA overlaps with Special Protection Area.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lake Überlingen of Lake Constance. Downloaded from on 28/11/2020.