Milde lowlands/Altmark

Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
A large alluvial grassland with a few woodlands, partly flooded by the River Milde.

Key biodiversity
An important area for grassland birds. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Crex crex (breeding).

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Improved protection and land-use extensification programmes are urgently needed.

Protected areas
National None International HighIBA overlaps with Special Protection Area.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Milde lowlands/Altmark. Downloaded from on 16/08/2022.