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Store Vildmose, Ryå and Stavad Enge
Denmark, Nordjyllands Amtskommune
9o 50.00' East 57o 13.00' North
A4i, B1i, B2, C2, C6
3 - 8m
Year of IBA assessment
Dansk Ornitologisk Forening
Site description Store Vildmose was formerly a large raised bog, but due to drainage and peat extraction is now mostly arable land, although smaller areas of bog remain. The IBA includes the adjacent meadows along the Ryå stream.
Key Biodiversity This is an important staging area for Cygnus columbianus. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Crex crex (max. 4, breeding).