Year of compilation: 2000
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.
This is an important site for wintering wildfowl, breeding and passage waders, and both wintering and passage gulls.
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Polluting discharges from shipping lanes (`Other' threat) and development of the shoreline pose the greatest threats to the site. The region as a whole is currently undergoing economic expansion.
PartialIBA overlaps with Nature Reserve. IBA overlaps with Special Protection Area.
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lomma Bight. Downloaded from
http://www.birdlife.org on 18/01/2022.