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Location Sweden, Uppsala
Central coordinates 17o 50.97' East  60o 11.00' North
IBA criteria A1, B2, C1
Area 4,000 ha
Altitude 24 - 50m
Year of IBA assessment 2000

Sveriges Ornitologiska Förening

Site description A mosaic of forest and lakes with open agricultural areas in the valleys.

Key Biodiversity Important for breeding species of wetland and grassland habitats. Breeding species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Haliaeetus albicilla.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Corncrake Crex crex breeding  1996  5-25 breeding pairs  poor  A1, B2, C1  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Andersby ängsbackar Nature Reserve 204 protected area contained by site 204  
Aspbo Nature Reserve 26 protected area contained by site 27  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest; Broadleaved deciduous woodland; Mixed woodland; Native coniferous woodland  55%
Shrubland Scrub  5%
Grassland Humid grasslands  5%
Wetlands (inland) Fens, transition mires and springs; Standing freshwater  20%
Rocky areas Scree & boulders  5%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land; Ruderal land  10%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 10%
forestry 45%
hunting 80%
tourism/recreation 20%

Protection status National None International None

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Dannemora. Downloaded from on 23/10/2016

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