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Location Sweden, Gotland
Central coordinates 17o 26.22' East  56o 9.28' North
IBA criteria B1ii
Area 29,700 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
Black Guillemot Cepphus grylle winter  1993  770 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 contains site 29,700  


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: Southern Midsjö Bank. Downloaded from on 21/10/2014

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