Bay of Rynninge

Country/territory: Sweden

IBA criteria met: B1i, C2, C3, C6 (2007)
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Area: 2,000 ha

Sveriges Ornitologiska Förening
IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) Threat (pressure) Condition (state) Action (response)
2018 medium favourable high
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Site description (baseline)
A nutrient-rich, shallow bay of Lake Hjälmaren, surrounded by cattle-grazed wet meadows. The bay was, until recently, a landfill site˜restoration was undertaken during 1992-1996 by the city of örebro authorities.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for breeding wetland passerines and passage wildfowl and waders.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Bay of Rynninge. Downloaded from on 29/05/2023.