- Site number:84
- Area:7,560 ha
- Designation date:26-02-1976
- Coordinates:53°07'N 11°04'E
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Elbauen, Schnackenburg-Lauenburg. 26/02/76; Niedersachsen; 7,560 ha; 53°08'N 011°05'E. Special Protection Area EC Directive; Nature Reserves. Several physically disjunct areas along the middle reach of the Elbe River. An internationally important staging area for waterbirds with a few species using the site for breeding. Human activities include recreation and hunting. Management activities are focused on habitat protection for amphibians and nesting Grus grus. Ramsar site no. 84.
- National legal designation:
- nature reserve
- Regional (international) legal designations:
- EU Natura 2000
- Last publication date:26-02-1976