Country/territory: Germany

IBA Criteria met: A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2, C2, C3, C4 (2002)
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Area: 7,882 ha

NABU Nature And Biodiversity Conservation Union

Site description
Predominantly intensively used arable land with a widespread system of ditches containing reeds Phragmites.

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Wittmund-Wangerland. Downloaded from on 28/11/2022.