Outer Wismarbucht

Country/territory: Germany

IBA Criteria met: A4i, A4iii, B1i, C3 (2000)
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Area: 30,000 ha

NABU Nature And Biodiversity Conservation Union

Site description
A marine area inside the 20 m bathymetric line. The dominant substrates are sand and gravel and contain a rich benthic fauna.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for wintering seaducks. The site holds 20,000 or more waterbirds in winter, on a regular basis.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Outer Wismarbucht. Downloaded from on 02/04/2023.