The rich fauna and flora of the Spreewald is not completely exploredunderstood yet. As all in the Spreewald itit is strongly markedmarked and dependent from the water landscape.
From up to now from 1.600 registered plant speciestand 585 are on the Â“Red ListÂ” (for example the Waternut, the Sundew species and the orchis). Already animal species of 830 butterflies, 113 mussels and snails, 18 amphibians and reptiles, 48 dragonflies, 36 fishes, 45 mammals and 138 breeding birds are able to be proved.
This rich animal and plant life is leading back to the numerous biotope models which are available in the biosphere reservation.