Lake Ralången – Lake Hyllingen

Country/territory: Sweden

IBA Criteria met: C2 (2000)
For more information about IBA criteria please click here

Area: 1,300 ha

Protection status:

Sveriges Ornitologiska Förening

Site description
A shallow, nutrient-rich lake situated in an intensively managed agricultural landscape.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for passage waterbirds. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Haliaeetus albicilla (1-2 wintering birds) and Crex crex (4 non-breeding birds).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lake Ralången – Lake Hyllingen. Downloaded from on 16/01/2021.