Krakower Obersee

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Krakower Obersee

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    870 ha
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  • Coordinates: 
    53°37'N 12°18'E
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Krakower Obersee. 31/07/78; Mecklenburg-Vorpommern; 870 ha; 53°37'N 012°18'E. Special Protection Area EC Directive. A lake with fringing reedbeds, tall sedges and scrub, and several islands of natural woodland. The site supports the largest inland colony of Sterna hirundo (200 breeding pairs) in northeastern Germany and four other species of breeding birds. Human activities include commercial trout rearing, agriculture, and limited summer tourism. Research into the breeding success of birds is carried out annually. Ramsar site no. 171. Most recent RIS information: 1992.

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    • none
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    • EU Natura 2000
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