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Location Sweden, Halland
Central coordinates 12o 2.08' East  56o 56.27' North
IBA criteria A4i, A4ii, B1i, B1ii, C3
Area 21,800 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-legged Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla winter  1993  99,000 individuals  medium  A4i, B1i, C3  Least Concern 
Common Murre Uria aalge winter  1993  93,000 individuals  medium  B1ii, C3  Least Concern 
Razorbill Alca torda winter  1993  93,500 individuals  medium  A4ii, B1ii, C3  Near Threatened 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Little Middelgrund Baltic Sea Protected Area (Helcom) 17,796 protected area overlaps with site 5,529  
Little Middelgrund Baltic Sea Protected Area (Helcom) 564 protected area overlaps with site 177  


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

Land use

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

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

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