Nakskov Fjord and Indrefjord

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2000

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Mute Swan Cygnus olor LC non-breeding 1994 3,730 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus LC winter 1994 330 individuals B1i, C2

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

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IBA Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2010 not assessed very unfavourable not assessed
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by Population
Accuracy of information good

IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Nakskov Inderfjord Game Reserve 0 protected area contained by site 4,111
Nakskov Fjord og Inderfjord Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 8,526 is identical to site 8,526
Nakskov Fjord and Inner Fjord Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 8,552 protected area overlaps with site 8,550
Nakskov Fjord and Indrefjord Baltic Sea Protected Area (Helcom) 8,545 protected area overlaps with site 8,375
Nakskov Fjord Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 8,195 protected area contained by site 8,195
Nakskov Fjord Baltic Sea Protected Area (HELCOM) 8,526 is identical to site 0
Lolland Kommune §3 beskyttet natur (alle søer, moser, vandløb, heder, enge mv) 4,029 protected area overlaps with site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) -
Sea Sea inlets and coastal features -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
unknown -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Nakskov Fjord and Indrefjord. Downloaded from on 16/08/2022.