IBA Criteria met: C6 (2000)
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Area: 6,130 ha
|Most recent IBA monitoring assessment|
|Year of assessment||Threat score (pressure)||Condition score (state)||Action score (response)|
|2010||not assessed||favourable||not assessed|
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A very large forest area with glades, lakes and some small bogs. Formerly very extensive wetlands occurred within the forest, covering 70% of the site 150 years ago, but most have been drained and only small areas remain.
Several species listed on Annex I of the EC Birds Directive breed at the site, including Pernis apivorus, Accipiter gentilis, Caprimulgus europaeus, Dryocopus martius and Lanius collurio.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Gribskov Area. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/03/2023.