Jerup Hede, Råbjerg Mose and Tolshave Mose

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

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)
2009 very high near favourable high
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by Population
Accuracy of information good

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Natural system modifications dams & water management/use - abstraction of surface water (unknown use) happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Other other threat happening now whole area/population (>90%) very rapid to severe deterioration very high

Condition of key/trigger populations (state)
Scientific Common TargetPop ActualPop Units Remaining Result
Grus grus Common Crane 5 5 breeding pairs 100 favourable
Tringa glareola Wood Sandpiper 4 3 breeding pairs 75 near favourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation A comprehensive and appropriate management plan exists that aims to maintain or improve the populations of qualifying bird species Substantive conservation measures are being implemented but these are not comprehensive and are limited by resources and capacity high
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Tolshave Fredet ved afgørelse, exl. Kirkeomgivelser 157 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Råbjerg og Tolshave Mose Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 2,326 protected area contains site 2,320
Jerup Hede; Råbjerg og Tolshave Mose Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 4,024 protected area contains site 2,320
Jerup Hede, Råbjerg Mose Fredet ved afgørelse, exl. Kirkeomgivelser 98 protected area contained by site 0
Frederikshavn Kommune §3 beskyttet natur (alle søer, moser, vandløb, heder, enge mv) 14,236 protected area overlaps with site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest -
Shrubland Heathland -
Wetlands (inland) Blanket bogs -
Artificial/Terrestrial Forestry plantations -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
unknown -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Jerup Hede, Råbjerg Mose and Tolshave Mose. Downloaded from on 08/03/2021.