|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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An extensive coastal heath with sand hills, moorland and a number of large and small oligotrophic (nutrient-poor) lakes. There are also plantations and scattered habitation.
Probably the most important breeding area in Denmark for heathland birds and the most important breeding site nationally for Circus aeruginosus, Grus grus, Pluvialis apricaria and Tringa glareola, all listed on Annex I of the EC Birds Directive.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Hanstholm Reservation. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 12/08/2020.