Lomma Bight

Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
A shallow bay in the straits of öresund, situated to the north of a new bridge linking Sweden and Denmark. The beaches are of sand and clay.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for wintering wildfowl, breeding and passage waders, and both wintering and passage gulls.

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Polluting discharges from shipping lanes (`Other' threat) and development of the shoreline pose the greatest threats to the site. The region as a whole is currently undergoing economic expansion.

Protected areas
National Partial International PartialIBA overlaps with Nature Reserve. IBA overlaps with Special Protection Area.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lomma Bight. Downloaded from on 15/08/2022.