Site description (2000 baseline):
Site location and context
A marine area inside the 20 m bathymetric line. The dominant substrates are sand and gravel and contain a rich benthic fauna.
This is an important site for wintering seaducks. The site holds 20,000 or more waterbirds in winter, on a regular basis.
HighIBA overlaps with Special Protection Area.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Outer Wismarbucht. Downloaded from
http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/outer-wismarbucht-iba-germany on 30/09/2023.