Site description (2000 baseline)
A non-navigable tidal branch of the River Weser, with mudflats and fringed by grassland and reedbeds (Phragmites).
The site holds 20,000 or more waterbirds in winter, on a regular basis. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Crex crex (10 breeding pairs).
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Lower reaches of River Weser, unembanked area. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/lower-reaches-of-river-weser-unembanked-area-iba-germany on 03/12/2023.