Nissum Bredning

Country/territory: Denmark

IBA Criteria met: C7 (2000)
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Area: 13,570 ha

Dansk Ornitologisk Forening
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2009 not assessed very unfavourable not assessed
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Site description
A shallow fjord area with coastal lagoons and saltmarshes (the latter habitat comprising less than 5% of the area of the IBA) in the western part of Nissum Bredning.

Key biodiversity
Formerly internationally important for wintering populations of Bucephala clangula, Mergus serrator and M. merganser but these were not recorded in significant numbers in the last midwinter counts in 1991.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Nissum Bredning. Downloaded from on 31/03/2023.