Saltbæk Vig

Country/territory: Denmark

IBA Criteria met: B1i, B3, C3 (2000)
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Area: 3,630 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 unfavourable not assessed
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Site description
A dyked fjord/lagoon area (a failed land-reclamation project) with saltmarshes, meadows (partly cultivated), reedbeds and plantation areas.

Key biodiversity
No recent data are available as the area is not well surveyed or monitored. Circus aeruginosus, Recurvirostra avosetta, Philomachus pugnax and Sterna albifrons, listed on Annex I of the EC Birds Directive, bred at the site in 1983.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Saltbæk Vig. Downloaded from on 21/01/2021.