Norden-Esens, inland

Country/territory: Germany

IBA Criteria met: A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2, C2, C4, C6 (2002)
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Area: 10,485 ha

NABU Nature And Biodiversity Conservation Union

Site description
Predominantly intensively used arable land with a widespread system of ditches containing reeds Phragmites.

Key biodiversity
The site holds 20,000 or more waterbirds on passage, on a regular basis, including Pluvialis apricaria (8,826), Vanellus vanellus (9,363), Larus ridibundus (14,514) and Larus canus (11,764).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Norden-Esens, inland. Downloaded from on 27/01/2023.