Harboøre Tange, Plet Enge & Gjeller Sø

Country/territory: Denmark

IBA Criteria met: A4i, A4iii, B1i, B3, C3, C4 (2000)
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Area: 7,280 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
A narrow peninsula with shallow fjord areas containing shoals and banks with an intertidal zone, saltmarsh and some brackish lagoons. There are grazing-meadows on the landward side and cultivated areas with scattered habitation.

Key biodiversity
Several species listed on Annex I of the EC Birds Directive bred at the site in 1988, including Circus aeruginosus, Recurvirostra avosetta, Philomachus pugnax, Sterna paradisaea, S. albifrons and Asio flammeus, but no recent data are available on breeding birds.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Harboøre Tange, Plet Enge & Gjeller Sø. Downloaded from on 23/01/2021.