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Location Sweden, Örebro
Central coordinates 15o 2.70' East  59o 18.65' North
IBA criteria A4i, A4iii, B1i, C2, C3, C4
Area 1,400 ha
Altitude 39 - 50m
Year of IBA assessment 2000

Sveriges Ornitologiska Förening

Key Biodiversity An important site for passage wildfowl˜the most important stop-over site in northern Europe for Cygnus cygnus. A total of c.230 species have been recorded, 90 of which regularly breed.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Bean Goose Anser fabalis passage  1996  2,000-2,500 individuals  good  B1i, C3  Least Concern 
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus passage  1998  20,000 individuals  good  A4i, B1i, C2  Least Concern 
A4iii Species group - waterbirds passage  1998  20,000-49,999 individuals  unknown  A4iii, C4   


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest  5%
Grassland Humid grasslands  10%
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams; Standing freshwater; Water fringe vegetation  80%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land  5%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 20%
not utilised 80%
tourism/recreation -
nature conservation and research 50%

Protection status National None International None

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Lake Tysslingen. Downloaded from on 25/10/2016

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