Coast between Dokkedal and Lyngså

Country/territory: Denmark

IBA Criteria met: A4i, A4iii, B1i, C2, C3, C4 (2000)
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Area: 1,700 ha

Protection status:

Dansk Ornitologisk Forening
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2010 very high very unfavourable medium
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Site description
A narrow strip of coastal saltmarsh and some islets. Marine areas surrounding this IBA (and previously included within it following Grimmett and Jones 1989) are included in Northern Kattegat (site 119).

Key biodiversity
This is an important staging area for Calidris alpina and Pluvialis apricaria. The site holds more than 20,000 waterfowl. Species listed on Annex I of the Birds Directive that breed at the site include Sterna sandvicensis and S. paradisaea.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Coast between Dokkedal and Lyngså. Downloaded from on 18/01/2021.