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Location Sweden, Gotland
Central coordinates 18o 23.25' East  56o 34.26' North
IBA criteria A4i, B1i, B1ii, C3
Area 122,673 ha
Year of IBA assessment 2000

Sveriges Ornitologiska Förening

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis winter  1993  872,000 individuals  medium  A4i, B1i, C3  Vulnerable 
Black Guillemot Cepphus grylle winter  1993  720 individuals  medium  B1ii  Least Concern 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Sea Open Sea  100%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
fisheries/aquaculture -

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Hoburgs Bank. Downloaded from on 28/10/2016

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