Southern shore of Eckernförder Bucht

Country/territory: Germany

IBA Criteria met: A4i, A4iii, B1i, C3, C4 (2002)
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Area: 5,130 ha

Protection status:

NABU Nature And Biodiversity Conservation Union

Site description
A bay with a sandy/stony coastline 26 km long. Tourism is the main human activity.

Key biodiversity
The site holds more than 20,000 wintering waterbirds on a regular basis.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Southern shore of Eckernförder Bucht. Downloaded from on 16/01/2021.