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Location Sweden, Gotland
Central coordinates 17o 13.61' East  56o 21.76' North
IBA criteria A4i, B1i, B1ii, C3
Area 32,700 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  65,000 individuals  poor  A4i, B1i, C3  Vulnerable 
Black Guillemot Cepphus grylle winter  1993  1,200 individuals  medium  B1ii  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Norra Midsjöbanken - SE0330273 Birds Directive 98,354 protected area is adjacent to site 0  

Habitats

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

Land use

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

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Northern Midsjö Bank. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 02/09/2014

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