Lake Tetzitz, Liddow Peninsula and Banzelvitz Hills Nature Reserve

54.54113.36796Koordinaten: 54 ° 32 ' 28 " N, 13 ° 22' 5" E

The nature reserve Tetzitzer Lake with Peninsula Liddow and Banzelvitzer mountains is a 1088 hectares of nature reserve on the island of Rügen in Mecklenburg- Vorpommern. The expulsion took place on November 5, 1990 with an extension in 1994. Surrounding towns are New churches and Rappin. Protected a section of the North Ruegen Bodden, which has a large variety of habitats and is an important resting and breeding area for birds. The eponymous ingredients are the Tetzitzer Sea to the west, the Liddow peninsula in the central part and the Banzelvitzer mountains in the eastern part of the nature reserve. The Tetzitzer lake is connected by the Liddow power with the Great Jasmund.

The surfaces are in good condition. The grazed salt marshes are classified as very good. The Tetzitzer lake is influenced by nutrient inputs. The conservation area is protected under EU law as part of the FFH area Nordrügensche Bodden landscape and bird sanctuary inland lagoon of Rügen.

The trail of Liddow after Banzelvitz allows sporadically, a commission of the surfaces.


The nature reserve is embedded in a ground moraine, which was strongly influenced by the last Ice Age. The Tetzitzer lake like the Jasmund developed from a Toteisform. The Banzelvitzer mountains represent a camera, which is likely to have originated from sand fills a gap between two Toteisfeldern.

Human use of the area is occupied for centuries. The Tetzitzer lake is still used for fishing. The Liddow peninsula served until the 19th century for sheep grazing and Hutewald and was then planted with pine trees.

Plant and animal world

Typical of the conservation area are shallow water, brackish water reed beds, salt marshes, semi-dry and sandy nutrient-poor grassland. Different forest communities occur with elm oak-hornbeam forest and beech forest. Ilex occurs numerous. In the shallow areas of the lake comb pondweed grows.

The area is resting and sleeping place of several species of northern ducks and geese, in particular thousands of gray, Blaze and bean geese and the crane.