Store Vildmose, Ryå and Stavad Enge

Country/territory: Denmark

IBA Criteria met: A4i, B1i, B2, C2, C6 (2000)
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Area: 6,000 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
Store Vildmose was formerly a large raised bog, but due to drainage and peat extraction is now mostly arable land, although smaller areas of bog remain. The IBA includes the adjacent meadows along the Ryå stream.

Key biodiversity
This is an important staging area for Cygnus columbianus. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Crex crex (max. 4, breeding).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Store Vildmose, Ryå and Stavad Enge. Downloaded from on 09/07/2020.