Sejerø Bay and Nekselø

Country/territory: Denmark

IBA Criteria met: A4i, A4iii, B1i, C3, C4 (2000)
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Area: 40,250 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 shallow sea bay and coastal peninsulas with saltmarshes, reedbeds, heathlands, sandy and stony beaches, clay cliffs, unimproved dry grasslands, mixed deciduous forest and small patches of botanically interesting meadow on old shell beds. The site also includes a partly cultivated island with scattered habitation.

Key biodiversity
Of high importance for wintering Somateria mollissima and Melanitta nigra, but recent quantitative data are unavailable. Sterna paradisaea, listed on Annex I of the EC Birds Directive, breeds at the site.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Sejerø Bay and Nekselø. Downloaded from on 23/01/2021.