Weserstaustufe Schlüsselburg

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Weserstaustufe Schlüsselburg

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    1,600 ha
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    52°27'N 08°58'E
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Weserstaustufe Schlüsselburg. 28/10/83; Nordrhein-Westfalen; 1,600 ha; 52°27'N 008°59'E. Nature Reserves. A stretch of the Weser River floodplain, adjacent pasture, arable fenland and gravel pits. The site is of international importance for breeding, staging and wintering waterbirds. It is the most important inland wintering site in western Germany for Bucephala clangula (max. 1,500), the last remaining breeding site for Ciconia ciconia (3 pairs), and the main staging site for Pluvialis apricaria (max. 1,000) in Westphalia. Angling and water sports are regulated. Ramsar site no. 278. Most recent RIS information: 1992.

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    • nature reserve
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