Bay of Svensksund

Country/territory: Sweden

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4i, B1i, C1, C3 (2000)
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Area: 3,600 ha

Sveriges Ornitologiska Förening
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2018 high very unfavourable medium
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Site description
A shallow bay containing some 20 islands, surrounded by extensive grazed meadows and reedbeds Phragmites. Dryer areas support Juniperus.

Key biodiversity
The IBA is important for breeding waterbirds and as a stop-over site for passage wildfowl and waders.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Bay of Svensksund. Downloaded from on 08/12/2022.