Marstal Bugt and the coast of south-west Langeland

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2000

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
A4iv Species group - soaring birds/cranes n/a passage 1993-1996 11,000 individuals B1iv, C5

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

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IBA Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2010 not assessed very unfavourable not assessed
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by Population
Accuracy of information good

IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Sydfynske Øhav Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 44,986 protected area contains site 4,980
Sydfynske Øhav Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 38,175 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Stubhaven Næs Fredet ved afgørelse, exl. Kirkeomgivelser 4 protected area contained by site 0
South Funen sea with islands Baltic Sea Protected Area (HELCOM) 44,986 protected area contains site 0
Marstal Bugt og den sydlige del af Langeland Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 4,984 protected area contained by site 4,980
Langeland Kommune §3 beskyttet natur (alle søer, moser, vandløb, heder, enge mv) 2,437 protected area overlaps with site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland -
Grassland Humid grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Water fringe vegetation -
Sea Sea inlets and coastal features -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land -
Coastline Lagoons -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
nature conservation and research -
forestry -
unknown -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Marstal Bugt and the coast of south-west Langeland. Downloaded from on 08/08/2022.