Furesø and Farum Sø

Country/territory: Denmark

IBA Criteria met: B1i, C3 (2000)
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Area: 1,290 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 near favourable not assessed
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Site description
A relatively deep eutrophic freshwater lake surrounded by reedbeds and swampy Betula and Alnus thickets; close to urban areas.

Key biodiversity
Sterna hirundo and Alcedo atthis, listed on Annex I of the EC Birds Directive, breed at the site.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Furesø and Farum Sø. Downloaded from on 13/04/2021.