An area of fen-dominated flood-plain interspersed with reedbed (Phragmites) and Salix/Betula scrub. Human activities include reed-cutting (`Other' land-use), boating and hunting (not of birds).
Important as a stop-over site for passage wildfowl as well as for breeding species of wet meadows. Breeding species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Crex crex (2-4 pairs).
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Peenetal (Peenetalmoor and Anklamer Stadtbruch). Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/01/2020.