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Location Denmark, Nordjyllands Amtskommune
Central coordinates 10o 12.00' East  57o 7.00' North
IBA criteria A4i, B1i, B2, C2
Area 1,500 ha
Altitude 5 - 13m
Year of IBA assessment 2000

Dansk Ornitologisk Forening

Site description Partly drained meadows along a small stream.

Key Biodiversity Important staging area for Cygnus cygnus and Cygnus columbianus. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Crex crex (max. 1, breeding). Porzana porzana also listed on Annex I of the EC Birds Directive, breeds in low numbers.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus non-breeding  1994  2,090 individuals  A4i, B1i, C2  Least Concern 
Tundra Swan Cygnus columbianus non-breeding  1994  2,475 individuals  A4i, B1i, B2, C2  Least Concern 

IBA Monitoring

2008 not assessed very unfavourable not assessed
Good - based on reliable and complete / representative data

Cygnus cygnus Whooper Swan 2090 1200 individuals 58 unfavourable
Cygnus columbianus Tundra Swan 2475 177 individuals 8 very unfavourable


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland Humid grasslands  -
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams; Water fringe vegetation  -
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land  -

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
unknown -

Protection status National None International None

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Bolle and Try meadows. Downloaded from on 21/10/2016

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