Sejrø Bugt, Nekselø Bugt and Saltbæk Vig

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Sejrø Bugt, Nekselø Bugt and Saltbæk Vig

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    44,111 ha
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  • Coordinates: 
    55°50'N 11°18'E
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Sejrø Bugt, Nekselø Bugt and Saltbæk Vig. 02/09/77; Region Sjælland; 44,111 ha; 55°47'N 011°18'E; Natura 2000 (SAC, SPA), Nature Conservation Area. Shallow coastal waters with cultivated islands, clay cliffs and sand and gravel bars, heathland, reedbeds, meadows, saltmarshes, and an artificially regulated lake. The site forms the most important Danish moulting area for the goose Anser anser and is internationally important for wintering and staging geese and sea ducks, with more than 1% of the biogeographic population of Eider Somateria mollissima and Common Scooter Melanitta nigra. Two invasive plant species, Rosa rogusa and Heracleum pubescens, are spreading along the coastline. Human activities include hunting, mineral extraction, and conversion of meadows for cultivation. Public access is limited. Present factors adversely affecting the sites ecological character are changes in the land use. Management plans have been developed for the site and the river basin, and a monitoring programme for water and nature (NOVANA) has been carried out since 2003. Ramsar site no. 157. Most recent RIS information: 2012.

Administrative region: 
Sjælland Region

  • National legal designation: 
    • Special Area of Conservation (SAC) - Sejrø Bugt, Nekselø Bugt and Saltbæk Vig
    • Special Protection Areas for Birds (SPA) - Sejrø Bugt, Nekselø Bugt and Saltbæk Vig
    • nature conservation area - Overby Lyng, Korevlen, Ordrup Næs and Vesterlyng
    • nature reserve - Alleshave Bugt
    • wildlife reserve
  • Regional (international) legal designations: 
    • EU Natura 2000
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