Sites - Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs)
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Denmark, Ringkøbing Amtskommune
8o 30.00' East 56o 56.00' North
A4i, B1i, B2, C2
1 - 4m
Year of IBA assessment
Dansk Ornitologisk Forening
Site description A large river valley with meadows, marshes, moorland and cultivated areas. The Skjern å river has been canalized and has the highest rate of flow of any in Denmark.
Key Biodiversity This is an important staging area for Cygnus columbianus. No quantitative data are available and recent data are incomplete. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Crex crex (breeding).