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Location Denmark, Storstrøms Amtskommune
Central coordinates 11o 28.00' East  55o 4.00' North
IBA criteria A4i, A4iii, B1i, B1iv, B2, B3, C2, C3, C4, C5, C6
Area 135,300 ha
Altitude
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
Greylag Goose Anser anser passage  1989  11,700 individuals  unknown  A4i, B1i, C3  Least Concern 
Mute Swan Cygnus olor non-breeding  1994  17,900 individuals  good  A4i, B1i, C3  Least Concern 
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus non-breeding  1993  850 individuals  good  A4i, B1i, C2  Least Concern 
Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula non-breeding  1993  16,880 individuals  good  A4i, B1i, C3  Least Concern 
Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula non-breeding  1993  4,575 individuals  good  A4i, B1i, C3  Least Concern 
Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator non-breeding  1989  4,100 individuals  medium  A4i, B1i, C3  Least Concern 
Goosander Mergus merganser non-breeding  1993  2,410 individuals  good  A4i, B1i, C3  Least Concern 
Red-throated Loon Gavia stellata passage  1989  750 individuals  poor  A4i, B1i  Least Concern 
Red-necked Grebe Podiceps grisegena passage  1989  400 individuals  poor  A4i, B1i, C3  Least Concern 
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo breeding  1994  5,300 breeding pairs  medium  A4i, B1i, C3  Least Concern 
Common Coot Fulica atra non-breeding  1993  18,605 individuals  good  A4i, B1i, C3  Least Concern 
Pied Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta breeding  1995  95-115 breeding pairs  good  B3  Least Concern 
Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea breeding  1989  306 breeding pairs  unknown  C6  Least Concern 
Little Tern Sternula albifrons breeding  1988  25 breeding pairs  unknown  B2, C6  Least Concern 
A4iii Species group - waterbirds non-breeding  50,000-99,999 individuals  unknown  A4iii, C4   
A4iv Species group - soaring birds/cranes passage  1993-1995  16,647-21,833 individuals  good  B1iv, C5   

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Fejoe and Femoe Isles (waters south-east of) Wetlands of International Importance (Ramsar) 41,680 protected area contained by site 29,216  
Sm Baltic Sea Protected Area (Helcom) 79,301 protected area overlaps with site 133,498  
Smålandsfarvandet nord for Lolland, Guldborg Sund, Bøtø Nor og Hyllekrog-Rødsand - DK006X238 Habitats Directive 77,848 protected area contained by site 77,848  
Smålandshavet nord for Lolland - DK006X085 Birds Directive 41,640 protected area contained by site 41,640  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Coastline   -
Grassland   -
Sea   -
Wetlands (inland)   -

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