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Ulvedybet and Nibe Bredning
Denmark, Nordjyllands Amtskommune
9o 35.00' East 57o 2.00' North
A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2, B3, C2, C3, C4, C6
0 - 10m
Year of IBA assessment
Dansk Ornitologisk Forening
Site description A coastal site including shallow fjord areas, saltmarshes, reedbeds, small freshwater lakes and agricultural land. The Ulvedybet area is a brackish lake that has been dammed-off from the Limfjord.
Key Biodiversity The site holds more than 20,000 waterfowl and is particularly important for wintering Cygnus cygnus. Several species listed on Annex I of the Birds Directive breed at the site including Platalea leucorodia,Circus aeruginosus, Recurvirostra avosetta, Philomachus pugnax, Sterna sandvicensis, S. hirundo, S. paradisaea and S. albifrons.
Protection statusNational Partial International High18,530 ha of IBA covered by Ramsar Site (Ulvedybet and Nibe Bredning, 20,304 ha). 18,530 ha of IBA covered by Special Protection Area (Ulvedybet and Nibe Bredning, 18,530 ha).
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