Ostfriesische Meere

Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
One of the few large areas of bog and lakes remaining in Lower Saxony. The lakes are surrounded by reedbeds (Phragmites) and meadows.

Key biodiversity
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The area is a candidate Special Area for Conservation.

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ostfriesische Meere. Downloaded from on 26/09/2022.