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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  
Bjurälven-Korallgrottan - SE0720185 Habitats Directive 5,638 protected area contained by site 5,638  
Blåsjöfjäll Nature Reserve 3,640 protected area contained by site 3,640  
Daimadalen Nature Reserve 28,151 protected area contained by site 28,400  
Frostvikenfjällen - SE0720183 Birds Directive 93,793 protected area overlaps with site 72,854  
Gröndalen Frostviken - SE0720283 Habitats Directive 29 protected area contained by site 29  
Jormön - SE0720284 Habitats Directive 199 protected area contained by site 199  
Jougdadalen Nature Reserve 31,564 protected area overlaps with site 15,000  
Korallgrottan Nature Reserve 2,605 protected area contained by site 2,560  
Lerdalsälven-Tvärlidån - SE0720264 Habitats Directive 70 protected area contained by site 70  
Norra Borgafjäll - SE0810398 Habitats Directive 13,039 protected area is adjacent to site 0  
Saxvattnet - SE0720182 Habitats Directive 5,372 protected area is adjacent to site 0  
Stikkenjukke (Saxån) - SE0720296 Habitats Directive 82 protected area contained by site 82  
Vallån Frostviken - SE0720265 Habitats Directive 187 protected area contained by site 187  
Vardo- Laster- och Fjällfjällen - SE0810394 Habitats Directive 106,176 protected area is adjacent to site 0  

Habitats

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 (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Frostviken. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/07/2014

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