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Location Sweden, Jämtland
Central coordinates 14o 19.64' East  64o 44.02' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i, B1i, B2, C1, C2, C6
Area 300,000 ha
Altitude 303 - 1,315m
Year of IBA assessment 2007

Sveriges Ornitologiska Förening

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Gyrfalcon Falco rusticolus breeding  2007  6-9 breeding pairs  good  B2, C6  Least Concern 
Great Snipe Gallinago media breeding  2006  100-200 males only  medium  A1, A4i, B1i, B2, C1, C2, C6  Near Threatened 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Bjurälven Nature Reserve 2,287 protected area contained by site 2,290  
Blåsjöfjäll Nature Reserve 3,717 protected area contained by site 3,640  
Daimadalen Nature Reserve 28,151 protected area contained by site 28,400  
Jougdadalen Nature Reserve 31,564 protected area overlaps with site 15,000  
Korallgrottan Nature Reserve 2,605 protected area contained by site 2,560  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland; Native coniferous woodland; Treeline ecotone  -
Shrubland Scrub  -
Grassland Alpine, subalpine and boreal grassland  -
Wetlands (inland) Fens, transition mires and springs; Raised bogs; Rivers and streams; Standing freshwater  -
Artificial - aquatic   -
Rocky areas   -

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Frostviken. Downloaded from on 22/10/2016

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