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Location Denmark, Viborg Amtskommune
Central coordinates 8o 50.00' East  56o 50.00' North
IBA criteria B1i, C2
Area 1,680 ha
Altitude 0 - 14m
Year of IBA assessment 2000

Dansk Ornitologisk Forening

Site description A bay with tidal sandflats, saltmarshes and small brackish ponds. Cattle graze on the saltmashes.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Eurasian Golden Plover Pluvialis apricaria passage  1995  10,000 individuals  medium  B1i, C2  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Dråby Vig - DK00EX026 Birds Directive 1,678 protected area contained by site 1,678  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Tidal rivers and enclosed tidal waters  -
Coastline Salt marshes  -

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 15%
unknown 85%

Protection status National Unknown International High1,680 ha of IBA covered by Special Protection Area (Dråby Vig and Buksør Odde, 1,680 ha).

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Dråby Vig and Buksør Odde. Downloaded from on 22/10/2014

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