Eastern part of Vejlerne

Country/territory: Denmark

IBA criteria met: A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2, B3, C2, C3, C4, C6 (2000)
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Area: 4,870 ha

Dansk Ornitologisk Forening
IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) Threat (pressure) Condition (state) Action (response)
2010 not assessed very unfavourable not assessed
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Site description (baseline)
Partially drained fjords with lakes, reedbeds, meadows and saltmarshes.

Key biodiversity
The IBA is an important staging area for Cygnus cygnus, C. columbianus and Anser fabalis (nationally important site). Several species listed on Annex I of the EC Birds Directive breed at the site including Botaurus stellaris, Circus aeruginosus, Porzana porzana, Recurvirostra avosetta, Philomachus pugnax, Sterna hirundo, S. paradisaea and Chlidonias niger.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Eastern part of Vejlerne. Downloaded from on 01/06/2023.