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Location Sweden, Stockholm
Central coordinates 17o 57.79' East  59o 5.24' North
IBA criteria B2, C6
Area 6,500 ha
Altitude 30 - 86m
Year of IBA assessment 2000

Sveriges Ornitologiska Förening



Site description An area of forest interspersed with a few lakes, situated to the south of Stockholm.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Hazel Grouse Bonasa bonasia resident  1996  25-40 breeding pairs  medium  C6  Least Concern 
Black Grouse Lyrurus tetrix resident  1996  25-35 breeding pairs  medium  C6  Least Concern 
Western Capercaillie Tetrao urogallus resident  1996  50-75 breeding pairs  medium  C6  Least Concern 
Common Crane Grus grus breeding  1996  12-18 breeding pairs  medium  C6  Least Concern 
Eurasian Eagle-owl Bubo bubo resident  1996  7-10 breeding pairs  medium  B2, C6  Least Concern 
Eurasian Pygmy-owl Glaucidium passerinum resident  1996  20-30 breeding pairs  medium  C6  Least Concern 
Boreal Owl Aegolius funereus resident  1996  2-10 breeding pairs  medium  C6  Least Concern 
European Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus breeding  1996  30-40 breeding pairs  medium  B2, C6  Least Concern 
Wood Lark Lullula arborea breeding  1996  50-60 breeding pairs  medium  C6  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Borgberget - SE0110303 Habitats Directive 37 protected area contained by site 37  
Engården - SE0110305 Birds Directive 112 protected area contained by site 112  
Pålamalm Nature Reserve 6 protected area contained by site 6  
Slätmossen - SE0110159 Habitats Directive 84 protected area contained by site 84  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest; Mixed woodland; Native coniferous woodland  80%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land  10%
Wetlands (inland) Fens, transition mires and springs; Rivers and streams; Standing freshwater; Water fringe vegetation  10%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry 90%
hunting 100%

Protection status National None International None

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Hanveden-Hemfosa. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 30/08/2014

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