Lovns Bredning, Hjarbæk Fjord og Skals, Simested og Nørre Ådal, Skravad Bæk

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code DK00EY134)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since May 1998
  • Country: Denmark
  • Administrative region: Not available
  • Surface area: 235 km2 (23513.00 ha)
  • Marine area: 40%
  • Located in Continental and Marine Atlantic biogeographical regions
  • It protects 12 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 34 habitat types of the Habitats Directive

Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form



Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (12)
Species group Number
Amphibians 1
Fishes 3
Flowering Plants 1
Invertebrates 3
Mammals 3
Mosses & Liverworts 1

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
1140 Mudflats and sandflats not covered by seawater at low tide 400
1150 Coastal lagoons 62.34
1160 Large shallow inlets and bays 5400
1170 Reefs 1400
1210 Annual vegetation of drift lines 0.08
1220 Perennial vegetation of stony banks 60.02
1230 Vegetated sea cliffs of the Atlantic and Baltic Coasts 2.06
1310 Salicornia and other annuals colonizing mud and sand 0.1
1330 Atlantic salt meadows (Glauco-Puccinellietalia maritimae) 87.9
2140 Decalcified fixed dunes with Empetrum nigrum 0.1
3130 Oligotrophic to mesotrophic standing waters with vegetation of the Littorelletea uniflorae and/or of the Isoeto-Nanojuncetea 0.9
3140 Hard oligo-mesotrophic waters with benthic vegetation of Chara spp 760.42
3150 Natural eutrophic lakes with Magnopotamion or Hydrocharition -type vegetation 90.27
3160 Natural dystrophic lakes and ponds 2.9
3260 Water courses of plain to montane levels with the Ranunculion fluitantis and Callitricho-Batrachion vegetation 2
4010 Northern Atlantic wet heaths with Erica tetralix 2.37
4030 European dry heaths 147.38
5130 Juniperus communis formations on heaths or calcareous grasslands 27.98
6120 Xeric sand calcareous grasslands 0.1
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 37.14
6230 Species-rich Nardus grasslands, on silicious substrates in mountain areas (and submountain areas in Continental Europe) 265.26
6410 Molinia meadows on calcareous, peaty or clayey-silt-laden soils (Molinion caeruleae) 18.71
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 1
7120 Degraded raised bogs still capable of natural regeneration 4.01
7140 Transition mires and quaking bogs 55.96
7150 Depressions on peat substrates of the Rhynchosporion 1.34
7220 Petrifying springs with tufa formation (Cratoneurion) 128.31
7230 Alkaline fens 263.17
9110 Luzulo-Fagetum beech forests 32.64
9130 Asperulo-Fagetum beech forests 3.09
9160 Sub-Atlantic and medio-European oak or oak-hornbeam forests of the Carpinion betuli 42.63
9190 Old acidophilous oak woods with Quercus robur on sandy plains 95.7
91D0 Bog woodland 282.49
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 71.66

Designation information

NATURA 2000 is the ecological network for the conservation of wild animals and plant species and natural habitats of Community importance within the Union. It consists of sites classified under the Birds Directive and the Habitats Directive (the Nature Directives).

NATURA 2000 site under

Birds Directive 2009/147/EC (SPA) Not under Birds directive
Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC (SCI) Under Habitats directive
  • Date proposed as Site of Community Importance (SCI)
May 1998
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
January 2005
Date designated as Special Area of Conservation (SAC) December 2011
Date of Standard data form update December 2015

Interactive map

Other resources

Natura 2000 map viewer Interactive map designed for showing and querying Natura 2000 sites. Other information such as Nationally designated areas and LIFE projects are also available.
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Data download The Natura 2000 dataset is available from the European Environment Agency website
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