Gribskov Area

Country/territory: Denmark

IBA criteria met: C6 (2000)
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Area: 6,130 ha

Dansk Ornitologisk Forening
IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) Threat (pressure) Condition (state) Action (response)
2010 not assessed favourable not assessed
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Site description (baseline)
A very large forest area with glades, lakes and some small bogs. Formerly very extensive wetlands occurred within the forest, covering 70% of the site 150 years ago, but most have been drained and only small areas remain.

Key biodiversity
Several species listed on Annex I of the EC Birds Directive breed at the site, including Pernis apivorus, Accipiter gentilis, Caprimulgus europaeus, Dryocopus martius and Lanius collurio.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Gribskov Area. Downloaded from on 30/05/2023.