Year of compilation: 2000
A dyked lagoon with reedbeds, surrounded by conifer plantations, mixed deciduous scrub, grazed meadows and fields.
This small area also holds high densities of staging ducks. Circus aeruginosus
, listed on Annex I of the EC Birds Directive, breeds at the site.
High240 ha of IBA covered by Special Protection Area (Hovvig, 240 ha).
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Hovvig. Downloaded from
http://www.birdlife.org on 26/07/2021.