DK013
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

Protection status:

Dansk Ornitologisk Forening
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2010 not assessed very unfavourable not assessed
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Site description
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 (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Eastern part of Vejlerne. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/04/2019.