Salten Langsø

Country/territory: Denmark

IBA Criteria met: C7 (2000)
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Area: 970 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 eutrophic freshwater lake with reedbeds, surrounded by forest, heathland and agricultural land.

Key biodiversity
Numbers of breeding and wintering birds have declined due to deteriorating water quality. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Haliaeetus albicilla (max. 2, non-breeding). Pernis apivorus, Dryocopus martius and Lullula arborea, listed on Annex I of the EC Birds Directive, breed at the site.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Salten Langsø. Downloaded from on 12/04/2021.