Archipelago and coastline of North-East Scania

Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
Key biodiversity
This is an important site for breeding gulls, wintering raptors and passage wildfowl.

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Undergrazing is a problem, and the shoreline is subject to frequent oil spills from ships (`Other' threat).

Protected areas
National Low International LowIBA overlaps with Bird Sanctuary (80 ha). IBA overlaps with Nature Reserve (50 ha). IBA overlaps with Special Protection Area (1,011 ha).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Archipelago and coastline of North-East Scania. Downloaded from on 05/07/2022.