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Lövsta Bight – Björn Archipelago


Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
A small archipelago located in the southern part of the Gulf of Bothnia, comprising numerous small skerries and a few islands.



Key biodiversity
An important site for breeding gulls and seabirds.



Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The expanding American mink Mustela vison population in the archipelago poses a major threat to breeding birds.



Protected areas
National None International None




Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lövsta Bight – Björn Archipelago. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/09/2020.