Lundåkra Bight

Country/territory: Sweden

IBA Criteria met: B1i, C2, C3 (2000)
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Area: 2,200 ha

Protection status:

Sveriges Ornitologiska Förening

Site description
A shallow bay in the straits of öresund, situated 20-30 km to the north of a new bridge linking Sweden and Denmark. The beaches are of sand and clay; grazed meadows are also present.

Key biodiversity
This is important as a stop-over site for passage wildfowl and waders, as well as for wintering wildfowl (for example, Anas penelope, Aythya fuligula and Bucephala clangula).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lundåkra Bight. Downloaded from on 24/06/2021.