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Vestamager and adjacent sea area


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
Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator LC non-breeding - 2,000 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula LC non-breeding 1991 10,022 individuals B1i, C3
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a non-breeding - 20,000 individuals A4iii, C4

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.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here


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

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Vestamager og havet syd for Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 6,179 is identical to site 0
Vestamager og havet syd for Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 6,179 is identical to site 6,179
Vestamager and the sea west of Baltic Sea Protected Area (HELCOM) 6,179 is identical to site 6,064
Vestamager Major Conservation Area 2,000 protected area contained by site 2,000
Tårnby Kommune §3 beskyttet natur (alle søer, moser, vandløb, heder, enge mv) 3,240 protected area contained by site 0
Københavns Kommune §3 beskyttet natur (alle søer, moser, vandløb, heder, enge mv) 858 protected area overlaps with site 0
Kalvebodkilen, Vestamager Fredet ved afgørelse, exl. Kirkeomgivelser 3,000 protected area overlaps with site 0
Dragør Kommune §3 beskyttet natur (alle søer, moser, vandløb, heder, enge mv) 201 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland Scrub, Heathland -
Grassland Dry siliceous grassland, Humid grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Standing brackish and salt water -
Artificial/Terrestrial Forestry plantations, Other urban and industrial areas -
Coastline Salt marshes -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
forestry -
urban/industrial/transport -
tourism/recreation -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Vestamager and adjacent sea area. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 03/12/2020.