Neiden- & Munkefjord

IBA Justification

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2014

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population at site IBA criteria triggered
Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis VU non-breeding 2010-2013 200-1,050 individuals A1
Goosander Mergus merganser LC non-breeding 2013 3,000 individuals B1i
Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator LC non-breeding 2013 1,100 individuals B1i

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

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IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Neiden- og Munkefjord Naturreservat 296 protected area contained by site 0
Neiden and Munkefjord Nature Reserve 1,180 is identical to site 1,180


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest -
Marine Neritic -
Marine Intertidal -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
fisheries/aquaculture -
tourism/recreation -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Neiden- & Munkefjord. Downloaded from on 28/05/2023.