DK051
Ribe Holme and meadows at Kongeåen This is an IBA in danger! 


Country/territory: Denmark

IBA Criteria met: A4i, A4iii, B1i, B3, C2, C4 (2000)
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Area: 6,660 ha

Protection status:

Dansk Ornitologisk Forening
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2015 very high not assessed low
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Site description
Marshland enclosed behind dykes, with several larger streams and canals.

Key biodiversity
More than 20,000 waterbirds occur on passage, Pluvialis apricaria being the most numerous. Several species listed on Annex I of the EC Birds Directive breed at the site, including Circus aeruginosus, C. pygargus, Recurvirostra avosetta, Philomachus pugnax, Asio flammeus and Luscinia svevica.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2018) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ribe Holme and meadows at Kongeåen. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 16/12/2018.