Råbjerg Mile and surrounding heathlands

Country/territory: Denmark

IBA Criteria met: C6 (2000)
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Area: 4,480 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 area of shifting dunes, moorland and wetlands, bordering agricultural areas.

Key biodiversity
Pluvialis apricaria and Tringa glareola, listed on Annex I of the EC Birds Directive, breed at the site. The site is also a nationally important staging area for raptors during spring migration.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Råbjerg Mile and surrounding heathlands. Downloaded from on 16/01/2021.