Nakskov Fjord and Inner Fjord

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Nakskov Fjord and Inner Fjord

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  • Area: 
    8,561 ha
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  • Coordinates: 
    54°50'N 11°00'E
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Nakskov Fjord & Inner Fjord. 02/09/77; Region Sjælland; 8,561 ha; 54°50'N 011°02'E. Natura 2000 (SPA, SAC), Wildlife Reserve. Shallow fjord area of open water with sand banks, inhabited and uninhabited islands, saltmarshes, reedbeds, freshwater ponds and sand beaches. Internationally important for wintering and staging various species of waterbirds, the site supports more than 1% of the biogeographical population of Mute Swan Cygnus olor and Greylag Goose Anser anser. The main factors adversely affecting the sites ecological character at the present are eutrophication of marine waters, especially in the Inner Fjord, and disturbances from recreational activities. A management plan is currently under development. Ramsar site no. 162. Most recent RIS information: 2013.

Administrative region: 
Sjælland Region

  • National legal designation: 
    • Special Area of Conservation (SAC) - Nakskov Fjord and Inner Fjord
    • Special Protection Area for Birds (SPA) - Nakskov Fjord and Inner Fjord
  • Regional (international) legal designations: 
    • EU Natura 2000
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