Peenetal (Peenetalmoor and Anklamer Stadtbruch)

Year of compilation: 2000

Site description (baseline)
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).

Key biodiversity
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).

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The area may be threatened by changing land-use, which has resulted in eutrophication and an increased frequency of flooding (`Other' threat).

Protected areas
National Partial International HighIBA overlaps with Landscape Protected Area. IBA overlaps with Special Protection Area.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Peenetal (Peenetalmoor and Anklamer Stadtbruch). Downloaded from on 29/05/2023.