Country/territory: Denmark

IBA Criteria met: A4i, B1i, C3 (2000)
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Area: 240 ha

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 dyked lagoon with reedbeds, surrounded by conifer plantations, mixed deciduous scrub, grazed meadows and fields.

Key biodiversity
This small area also holds high densities of staging ducks. Circus aeruginosus, listed on Annex I of the EC Birds Directive, breeds at the site.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Hovvig. Downloaded from on 16/08/2022.