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Location Denmark, Viborg Amtskommune
Central coordinates 8o 15.00' East  56o 45.00' North
IBA criteria B1i, C3
Area 5,490 ha
Altitude 0 - 2m
Year of IBA assessment 2000

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.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Brent Goose Branta bernicla passage  1994  1,160 individuals  good  B1i, C3  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Agger Tange Major Conservation Area 6,100 protected area contains site 5,490  
Agger Tange - DK00EX023 Birds Directive 5,453 protected area contained by site 5,453  
Agger Tange, Nissum Bredning, Skibsted Fjord og Agerø - DK00EY133 Habitats Directive 25,583 protected area contains site 5,490  
Hvidbjerg Å, Ove Sø og Ørum Sø - DK00EX132 Habitats Directive 1,572 protected area is adjacent to site 0  
Nissum Bredning - DK00CX028 Birds Directive 13,562 protected area is adjacent to site 0  
Nissum Bredning with Harboore and Agger Tange Wetlands of International Importance (Ramsar) 12,772 protected area contains site 5,490  
Thy National Park 24,400 protected area overlaps with site 0  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Tidal rivers and enclosed tidal waters  -
Coastline Lagoons; Salt marshes; Sand dunes & beaches  -

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
unknown -

Protection status National 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).

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Agger Tange and Krik Vig. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/09/2014

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