Country/territory: Denmark

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

Dansk Ornitologisk Forening
IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) Threat (pressure) Condition (state) Action (response)
2010 not assessed favourable not assessed
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Site description (baseline)
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 (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Almindingen. Downloaded from on 03/06/2023.