Almost 60 hectares of habitat for the Lesser Spotted Eagle passed to NABU/Birdlife Germany in Northern Germany

NABU (Birdlife Germany) has received 59.6 hectares of forest for nature conservation from the BVVG (Bodenverwertungs- und -verwaltungs GmbH), a company of the Federal Republic of Germany who’s tasks is it to sell or lease forests and agricultural areas in eastern Germany .
The forest (in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, north-eastern Germany) is home to the Lesser Spotted Eagle, which is critically endangered in Germany. The forest is also valuable habitat for other birds. Observed species include the Common Cranes, European Honey-Buzzard, Middle Spotted Woodpecker, Black Stork, Stock Pigeon and Red-breasted Flycatcher.

The NABU hopes to get even more important eagle habitat for conservation in the future.

More information (in German):
http://www.schreiadlerschutz.de/wp/index.php?p=152