Western bay of the Fehmarnsund

Country/territory: Germany

IBA Criteria met: A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2, B3, C3, C4 (2000)
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Area: 0 ha

NABU Nature And Biodiversity Conservation Union

Site description
A low-lying coastal area, 27 km in length, with sandy/stony shores and brackish lagoons. Tourism is the main human activity.

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Western bay of the Fehmarnsund. Downloaded from on 06/02/2023.