Salziger See and Salza valley

Country/territory: Germany

IBA criteria met: C3, C6 (2002)
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Area: 650 ha

NABU Nature And Biodiversity Conservation Union

Site description (2000 baseline)
The IBA is the site of a former large lake, drained at the beginning of the 20th century. Standing fresh water, reedbeds (Phragmites) and wet ruderal areas exist with arable land on higher sites.

Key biodiversity
The site is important for breeding and roosting waterbirds.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Salziger See and Salza valley. Downloaded from on 09/12/2023.