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Horsens Fjord, Svanegrunden & Endelave This is an IBA in danger! 


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
Common Eider Somateria mollissima NT winter 1993 22,150 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Greater Scaup Aythya marila LC winter 1993 2,469 individuals B1i, B2, C3
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo LC breeding 1996 4,320 breeding pairs A4i, B1i, C3
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica NT passage 1993 1,600 individuals A4i, B1i, C2
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a unknown 1993 20,000-49,999 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.

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IBA Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2019 very high not assessed not assessed
Was the whole site covered? No State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information -

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Agricultural expansion and intensification marine and freshwater aquaculture - scale unknown/unrecorded happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Human intrusions and disturbance recreational activities happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) very rapid to severe deterioration very high
Invasive and other problematic species and genes invasive non-native/alien species/diseases - named species happening now some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Invasive and other problematic species and genes problematic native species/diseases - named species happening now some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Natural system modifications other ecosystem modifications happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Other other threat happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation No management plan exists but the management planning process has begun Some limited conservation initiatives are in place not assessed
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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Søvind Sondrup Fredet ved afgørelse, exl. Kirkeomgivelser 600 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Sondrup-Åkjær Fredet ved afgørelse, exl. Kirkeomgivelser 1,520 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Øvre Endelave Fredet ved afgørelse, exl. Kirkeomgivelser 168 protected area contained by site 168
Odder Kommune §3 beskyttet natur (alle søer, moser, vandløb, heder, enge mv) 1,091 protected area overlaps with site 0
Horskær Gyllingnæs Fredet ved afgørelse, exl. Kirkeomgivelser 18 protected area contained by site 18
Horsens Kommmune §3 beskyttet natur (alle søer, moser, vandløb, heder, enge mv) 4,315 protected area overlaps with site 0
Horsens Fjord; havet øst for og Endelave Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 45,823 protected area contains site 42,880
Horsens Fjord, Svanegrunden & Endelave Baltic Sea Protected Area (Helcom) 45,932 protected area overlaps with site 42,566
Horsens Fjord, Svanegrunden & Endelave Major Conservation Area 42,500 protected area contained by site 42,500
Horsens Fjord, sea east of and Endelave Baltic Sea Protected Area (HELCOM) 42,560 protected area contains site 0
Horsens Fjord og Endelave Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 42,560 protected area contained by site 42,560
Horsens Fjord & Endelave Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 42,737 is identical to site 42,580
Hedensted Kommune §3 beskyttet natur (alle søer, moser, vandløb, heder, enge mv) 3,187 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Gersdorffslund Fredet ved afgørelse, exl. Kirkeomgivelser 77 protected area contained by site 77

Habitats

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

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
unknown -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Horsens Fjord, Svanegrunden & Endelave. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/01/2022.