DK080
Almindingen


Country/territory: Denmark

IBA Criteria met: C6 (2000)
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Area: 6,090 ha

Protection status:

Dansk Ornitologisk Forening
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2010 not assessed favourable not assessed
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Site description
Large plantations (coniferous and deciduous) on former heathland with glades and many, mostly small, wetlands with bogs and water-fringe vegetation.

Key biodiversity
The only known breeding site in Denmark for Aegolius funereus (max. 2 pairs). Other species listed on Annex I of the EC Birds Directive that breed at the site include Pernis apivorus, Milvus milvus, Grus grus, Aegolius funereus, Caprimulgus europaeus, Dryocopus martius and Lanius collurio.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2018) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Almindingen. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 19/11/2018.