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Location Denmark, Fyns Amtskommune
Central coordinates 10o 20.00' East  55o 5.00' North
IBA criteria C6
Area 660 ha
Altitude 40 - 70m
Year of IBA assessment 2000

Dansk Ornitologisk Forening



Site description Freshwater lake surrounded by forest and agricultural land. Habitat data are incomplete.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
White-tailed Sea-eagle Haliaeetus albicilla resident  1997  1 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Arreskov Sø - DK008X078 Birds Directive 654 protected area overlaps with site 621  
Arreskov Sø - DK008X195 Habitats Directive 473 protected area contained by site 473  
Odense Å med Hågerup Å, Sallinge Å og Lindved Å - DK008X188 Habitats Directive 303 protected area is adjacent to site 0  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest   15%
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater  70%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land  15%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry 15%
agriculture 15%
unknown 70%

Protection status National High International High660 ha of IBA covered by Special Protection Area (Arreskov Sø, 660 ha).

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Arreskov Sø. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/08/2014

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