Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
An open mire landscape with many small freshwater lakes.

Key biodiversity
The area is also a notable breeding area for waders, mainly Pluvialis apricaria, Calidris alpina and Numenius phaeopus.

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
There are plans to build wind-farms in an adjacent area, which may have an indirect, negative effect on the birds at this site (`Other' threat). The area is proposed as a Ramsar Site.

Protected areas
National High International None3,960 ha of IBA covered by Nature Reserve (Havmyran, 3,960 ha).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Havmyran. Downloaded from on 24/01/2021.