Lomma Bight

Country/territory: Sweden

IBA Criteria met: A4i, A4iii, B1i, B3, C2, C3, C4, C6 (2007)
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Area: 6,200 ha

Sveriges Ornitologiska Förening
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2018 medium favourable medium
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Site description
A shallow bay in the straits of öresund, situated to the north of a new bridge linking Sweden and Denmark. The beaches are of sand and clay.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for wintering wildfowl, breeding and passage waders, and both wintering and passage gulls.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lomma Bight. Downloaded from on 05/02/2023.