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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).

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 21/10/2014

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