Open ponds with reed fringes, mudflats and some islands for breeding birds. Apart from a variety of waders and waterfowl the area is quite good for raptors, e.g. Peregrine Falcon and White-tailed Eagle.
Typical breeding birds: Common Redshank, Avocet, Common Tern, Bluethroat, Sedge Warbler, Water Rail.
Migration: Any kind of wader, terns, ducks
Winter: Smew and many other duck species, many geese (particularly Barnacle Goose and Greater White-fronted Goose), divers, European Golden-Plover.
Despite being created only recently the area already held a few national rarities: Demoiselle Crane (2014), breeding Black-winged Stilt (2014), Stilt Sandpiper (2019).
The site can be accessed easily via Ölstraße from Diekmannshausen (2 km), either by car or by bicycle. No public transport available.