IBA Criteria met: A4i, A4iii, B1i, C3, C4 (2002)
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Area: 47,400 ha
Lakes surrounded by broadleaved forest, interspersed with bog and agricultural land.
The site holds more than 20,000 wintering wildfowl on a regular basis.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lauenburgische Seen Nature Park and Schaalsee area. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/03/2023.