Madum Sø

Country/territory: Denmark

IBA Criteria met: C7 (2000)
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Area: 260 ha

Protection status:

Dansk Ornitologisk Forening
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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Site description
An oligotrophic (low in nutrients) freshwater lake surrounded by forest. Subaquatic vegetation includes Isoëtes and Lobelia.

Key biodiversity
The IBA was designated as a Special Protection Area on the basis of large numbers of moulting Bucephala clangula; the high counts (up to 3,000 moulting) have not been confirmed in recent years.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Madum Sø. Downloaded from on 12/08/2020.