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Location Sweden, Stockholm
Central coordinates 17o 51.77' East  58o 58.83' North
IBA criteria C2
Area 190 ha
Altitude 20 - 30m
Year of IBA assessment 2000

Sveriges Ornitologiska Förening



Site description A shallow wetland with extensive reedbeds (Phragmites).

Key Biodiversity This is an important site for breeding and passage wetland species.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus passage  1997  200-250 individuals  medium  C2  Least Concern 

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest; Broadleaved deciduous woodland  10%
Grassland Humid grasslands  5%
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams; Standing freshwater; Water fringe vegetation  75%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land  10%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 10%
forestry 5%
hunting 90%
tourism/recreation 100%

Protection status National None International None

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lake Östra Styran. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/12/2014

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