Ballum og Husum Enge, Kamper strandenge

Country/territory: Denmark

IBA criteria met: A4i, A4iii, B1i, C2, C3, C4 (2000)
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Area: 4,280 ha

Dansk Ornitologisk Forening
IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) State (condition) Pressure (threat) Response (action)
2010 very unfavourable not assessed not assessed
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Site description (2000 baseline)
Marshland lying behind dykes with several canals and smaller streams. The area is mainly used for cattle-grazing.

Key biodiversity
This is an important staging area for Anser brachyrhynchus, Branta leucopsis and B. bernicla, with total numbers of waterbirds exceeding 20,000 individuals. Most breeding birds declined during 1980-1990; more recent information is not available.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Ballum og Husum Enge, Kamper strandenge. Downloaded from on 23/09/2023.