|Most recent IBA monitoring assessment|
|Year of assessment||Threat score (pressure)||Condition score (state)||Action score (response)|
|2015||very high||not assessed||medium|
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A long shallow fjord with islands and islets. Coastal areas have saltmarshes, agricultural land and forested peninsulas. The Fagus/Quercus forest on Bognæs includes areas of old-growth forest.
This is a very important site for wintering Cygnus olor, Aythya fuligula, Mergus merganser and Fulica atra. Winter visitors can exceed 20,000 individuals, but numbers fluctuate widely in relation to winter harshness. Circus aeruginosus, Recurvirostra avosetta, Sterna hirundo, S. paradisaea and S. albifrons, listed on Annex I of the EC Birds Directive, breed at the site. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Haliaeetus albicilla (max. 7, wintering).
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Roskilde Fjord, Selsø and Kattinge Søerne. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/08/2019.