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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
Altitude
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 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Hoburgs Bank Baltic Sea Protected Area (Helcom) 122,304 protected area contained by site 122,304  
Hoburgs bank - SE0340144 Birds Directive 122,628 is identical to site 122,624  

Habitats

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 (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Hoburgs Bank. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/12/2014

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