Bog of Komosse

IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in - because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Komosse södra Naturreservat 1,265 protected area contained by site 1,270
Komosse Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 4,070 is identical to site 4,070
Komosse Naturreservat 1,568 protected area contained by site 1,725
Komosse Naturreservat 1,108 protected area contained by site 1,117

Local Conservation Groups

The Local Conservation Groups listed below are working to support conservation at this IBA.

Name Year formed
Ulricehamns fågelgrupp 0
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Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest, Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Mixed woodland, Native coniferous woodland -
Wetlands (inland) Raised bogs, Rivers and streams, Standing freshwater, Water fringe vegetation -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
fisheries/aquaculture -
forestry -
hunting -
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Bog of Komosse. Downloaded from on 25/02/2024.