Sites - Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs)
email a friend
Agger Tange and Krik Vig
Denmark, Viborg Amtskommune
8o 15.00' East 56o 45.00' North
0 - 2m
Year of IBA assessment
Dansk Ornitologisk Forening
Site description Coastal peninsula with an enclosed brackish lagoon, grazing-meadows and shallow fjord area with shoals, banks, intertidal flats and saltmarshes.
Key Biodiversity The numbers of most wintering and passage species have declined markedly since 1983 (formerly more than 20,000 waterbirds), when the site was designated as a Special Protection Area. The most recent available breeding bird data are from 1988 when several species, listed on Annex I of the EC Birds Directive, were recorded breeding at the site, including Recurvirostra avosetta, Philomachus pugnax, Sterna sandvicensis, S. hirundo and S. paradisaea.
Protection statusNational Partial International High5,490 ha of IBA covered by Special Protection Area (Agger Tange and Krik Vig, 5,490 ha). 5,490 ha of IBA covered by Ramsar Site (Harboøre and Agger Tange, 12,772 ha).
Contribute Please click here to
help BirdLife conserve the world's birds - your data for this IBA and others are vital
for helping protect the environment.
BirdLife International (2015) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Agger Tange and Krik Vig. Downloaded from
http://www.birdlife.org on 05/10/2015
To provide new information to update this factsheet or to correct any errors, please email BirdLife