Pomeranian bay

Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
An open, shallow bay with mainly sand and gravel sediments rich in benthic fauna, lying offshore from Vorpommern (Germany) and Poland. The IBA comprises only the German part of the bay.

Key biodiversity
The site is a wintering area for approximately 1.25 million seaducks, one of the largest concentrations in Europe.

Protected areas
National None International None

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Pomeranian bay. Downloaded from on 10/07/2020.