Land Wursten

Country/territory: Germany

IBA Criteria met: A4iii, C4 (2002)
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Area: 7,413 ha

NABU Nature And Biodiversity Conservation Union

Site description
The site consists of an area of mainly arable land and a small area of grassland on the border of the Niedersächsisches Wattenmeer National Park.

Key biodiversity
The site holds 20,000 waterbirds on passage on a regular basis, including 12,820 Vanellus vanellus and 4,235 Larus canus.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Land Wursten. Downloaded from on 22/03/2023.