Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
A lake with an island, adjacent peatbog (Kuhlrader Moor) and scrub (Alnus, Salix and Betula). Fishing takes place on the lake; the area around the peatbog is used for agriculture.

Key biodiversity
Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Aythya nyroca (breeding).

Protected areas
National None International HighIBA overlaps with Special Protection Area.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Schaalsee. Downloaded from on 02/03/2021.