Lundåkra Bight

Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
A shallow bay in the straits of öresund, situated 20-30 km to the north of a new bridge linking Sweden and Denmark. The beaches are of sand and clay; grazed meadows are also present.

Key biodiversity
This is important as a stop-over site for passage wildfowl and waders, as well as for wintering wildfowl (for example, Anas penelope, Aythya fuligula and Bucephala clangula).

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Undergrazing is a problem. A Ramsar Site (1,960 ha) is likely to be designated in the near future.

Protected areas
National Low International NoneIBA overlaps with Nature Reserve (218 ha).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lundåkra Bight. Downloaded from on 22/01/2021.