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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
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 


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 (2015) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Northern Midsjö Bank. Downloaded from on 26/11/2015

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