Lake Tämnaren

Country/territory: Sweden

IBA Criteria met: A4i, B1i, B2, C2, C3, C6 (2000)
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Area: 6,900 ha

Protection status:

Sveriges Ornitologiska Förening

Site description
A large, nutrient-rich freshwater lake with extensive reedbeds (Phragmites) and adjoining areas of wetland.

Key biodiversity
An important area for breeding wetland species and as a stop-over site for passage wildfowl. Breeding species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Haliaeetus albicilla.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lake Tämnaren. Downloaded from on 27/01/2021.