|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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A shallow freshwater area, with meadows grazed by cattle, and large expanses of reedbed.
This is an important staging area for Cygnus cygnus and C. columbianus. In total nearly 20,000 waterbirds overwinter or stage at this site. Several species listed on Annex I of the EC Birds Directive breed at the site, including Circus aeruginosus, Porzana porzana, Recurvirostra avosetta, Philomachus pugnax, Sterna hirundo, S. paradisaea, S. albifrons and Chlidonias niger.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Western part of Vejlerne, Arup Holm and Hovsør Røn. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 01/10/2020.