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Sejerø Bay and Nekselø
Denmark, Vestsjællands Amtskommune
11o 18.00' East 55o 50.00' North
A4i, A4iii, B1i, C3, C4
0 - 30m
Year of IBA assessment
Dansk Ornitologisk Forening
Site description A shallow sea bay and coastal peninsulas with saltmarshes, reedbeds, heathlands, sandy and stony beaches, clay cliffs, unimproved dry grasslands, mixed deciduous forest and small patches of botanically interesting meadow on old shell beds. The site also includes a partly cultivated island with scattered habitation.
Key Biodiversity Of high importance for wintering Somateria mollissima and Melanitta nigra, but recent quantitative data are unavailable. Sterna paradisaea, listed on Annex I of the EC Birds Directive, breeds at the site.
Protection statusNational Low International High40,250 ha of IBA covered by Ramsar Site (Sejerø Bugt, Nekeselø Bugt and SaltbækVig, 42,560 ha). 40,250 ha of IBA covered by Special Protection Area (Sejrø Bugt and Nekselø, 40,250 ha).
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