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Location Germany, Niedersachsen
Central coordinates 7o 35.00' East  53o 13.00' North
IBA criteria B2
Area 5,526 ha
Altitude 0 - 5m
Year of IBA assessment 2002

NABU Nature And Biodiversity Conservation Union

Site description A marsh-meadow area with humid grassland, rivers and flooded areas.

Key Biodiversity This is an important area for birds breeding in grassland.

IBA Monitoring

2013 high not assessed not assessed

Agriculture and aquaculture annual & perennial non-timber crops - agro-industry farming happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Der Hartkamp Nature Reserve 2 protected area contained by site 2  
Magerwiese bei Potshausen Nature Reserve 4 protected area contained by site 4  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland Humid grasslands; Mesophile grasslands  -
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams  -

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -

Protection status National Low International NoneIBA overlaps with Nature Reserve (10 ha).

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Leda-Jümme lowlands. Downloaded from on 22/10/2016

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