Site description (2000 baseline):
Site location and context
A heathland with bogs and inland dunes, dry grassland, rivers and wet woodland. It has been used for military purposes for about 100 years.
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The main threat is the conclusion of military use of the site and a change to other uses, including urban and infrastructure developments (`Other' threat, above).
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Sennelager training area. Downloaded from
http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/sennelager-training-area-iba-germany on 01/10/2023.