A lowland area that contains the River Meise and some large fish-ponds. The site also includes a large bog, patches of woodland, wet meadows and heathland.
Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Crex crex (breeding).
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ostenholzer Moor and Meissendorfer Teiche. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/07/2020.