Marstal Bugt and the coast of south-west Langeland

IBA Justification

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 at site IBA criteria triggered
A4iv Species group - soaring birds/cranes n/a passage 1993-1996 11,000 individuals B1iv, C5

Note: The current IUCN Red List category may differ from the category that was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment.

For more information about the IBA criteria, please click here

IBA Conservation

IBA conservation status - summary
Year of assessment (most recent) Threat (pressure) Condition (state) Action (response)
2010 not assessed very unfavourable not assessed
Was the whole site assessed? yes Condition (state) assessed by population
Accuracy of information good

IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA 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 -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land -
Marine Neritic -
Marine Coastal/Supratidal -
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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 (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Marstal Bugt and the coast of south-west Langeland. Downloaded from on 31/05/2023.