Lovns Bredning

Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
A shallow fjord with coastal saltmarshes and agricultural land (less than 5% of the total IBA area).

Key biodiversity
In 1983 Anas crecca and Mergus serrator populations also met the IBA criteria and the total number of waterbirds exceeded 20,000 individuals.

Protected areas
National Low International High7,590 ha of IBA covered by Special Protection Area (Lovns Bredning, 7,590 ha). 7,590 ha of IBA covered by Ramsar Site (Vejlerne and Løgstør Bredning, 45,280 ha).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lovns Bredning. Downloaded from on 01/04/2023.