Märkische Schweiz

Country/territory: Germany

IBA Criteria met: A4i, A4iii, B1i, C3, C4, C6 (2002)
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Area: 17,863 ha

Protection status:

NABU Nature And Biodiversity Conservation Union

Site description
A glacial landscape that includes a range of forest-types, lakes, the Altfriedland fish-ponds, and streams.

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Märkische Schweiz. Downloaded from on 12/04/2021.