Forests near Brahetrolleborg

Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
Forests (mainly deciduous) around a large eutrophic lake. Formerly the presence of several smaller areas of raised bogs and similar vegetation types were recorded in the area but no recent information is available. Habitat data is incomplete but it is believed that the forest and woodland classification given for this site also includes some coniferous forestry plantations.

Key biodiversity
Pernis apivorus, listed on Annex I of the EC Birds Directive, breeds at the site. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Haliaeetus albicilla (max. 4, non-breeding).

Protected areas
National Partial International High2,570 ha of IBA covered by Special Protection Area (Brændegårdssøen, Nørresø and surroundings, 2,570 ha).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Forests near Brahetrolleborg. Downloaded from on 03/10/2022.