Lövsta Bight – Björn Archipelago

Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
A small archipelago located in the southern part of the Gulf of Bothnia, comprising numerous small skerries and a few islands.

Key biodiversity
An important site for breeding gulls and seabirds.

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The expanding American mink Mustela vison population in the archipelago poses a major threat to breeding birds.

Protected areas
National None International None

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lövsta Bight – Björn Archipelago. Downloaded from on 22/09/2020.