Vejen Mose

Country/territory: Denmark

IBA Criteria met: C7 (2000)
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Area: 460 ha

Dansk Ornitologisk Forening
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2006 high not assessed medium
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Site description
A large bog, now damaged by peat extraction and drainage. Part of the area has been invaded by Betula and Salix and part is grazed by cattle.

Key biodiversity
Fomerly Tringa glareola, Circus pygargus, Caprimulgus europaeus and Crex crex bred at the site. Lanius collurio, also listed on Annex I of the EC Birds Directive, may still breed.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Vejen Mose. Downloaded from on 28/01/2023.