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Location Denmark, Århus Amtskommune
Central coordinates 11o 47.00' East  56o 57.00' North
IBA criteria A4i, A4ii, B1i, B1ii, C3
Area 53,349 ha
Year of IBA assessment 2001

Dansk Ornitologisk Forening

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Black-legged Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla winter  1987-1993  99,000 individuals  medium  A4i, B1i, C3  Least Concern 
Common Murre Uria aalge winter  1987-1993  93,000 individuals  medium  A4ii, B1ii, C3  Least Concern 
Razorbill Alca torda winter  1987-1993  93,500 individuals  medium  A4ii, B1ii, C3  Near Threatened 

IBA Monitoring

2009 not assessed favourable not assessed
Good - based on reliable and complete / representative data

Rissa tridactyla Black-legged Kittiwake 99000 99000 individuals 100 favourable
Uria aalge Common Murre 93000 93000 individuals 100 favourable
Alca torda Razorbill 93500 93500 individuals 100 favourable


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

Land use

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

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Lille Middelgrund. Downloaded from on 26/10/2016

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