|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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A narrow strait including islands and peninsulas with coves, lagoons, saltmarshes, reedbeds, broadleaved forests, cultivated land and some scattered habitation.
Up to seven waterbird species are present in significant numbers during cold winters, totalling over 20,000 individuals. Several species listed on Annex I of the EC Birds Directive breed at the site, including Recurvirostra avosetta, Sterna paradisaea and S. albifrons.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lillebælt. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 15/07/2020.