Hallands Väderö

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code SE0420002)
  • Under Birds Directive and Habitats Directive
  • Since June 1996
  • Country: Sweden
  • Administrative region: Not available
  • Surface area: 18 km2 (1834.40 ha)
  • Marine area: 82%
  • Located in Continental and Marine Atlantic biogeographical regions
  • It protects 19 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 25 habitat types of the Habitats Directive

Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form


Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (19)
Species group Number
Birds 17
Invertebrates 1
Mammals 1

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
1110 Sandbanks which are slightly covered by sea water all the time 24.8
1140 Mudflats and sandflats not covered by seawater at low tide 3.4
1150 Coastal lagoons 1.9
1170 Reefs 54.7
1210 Annual vegetation of drift lines 9.9
1220 Perennial vegetation of stony banks 1.9
1230 Vegetated sea cliffs of the Atlantic and Baltic Coasts 35.8
1330 Atlantic salt meadows (Glauco-Puccinellietalia maritimae) 8.2
2120 Shifting dunes along the shoreline with Ammophila arenaria ('white dunes') 0.4
2130 Fixed coastal dunes with herbaceous vegetation ('grey dunes') 1.2
4030 European dry heaths 13.4
5130 Juniperus communis formations on heaths or calcareous grasslands 83.1
6230 Species-rich Nardus grasslands, on silicious substrates in mountain areas (and submountain areas in Continental Europe) 3.8
6270 Fennoscandian lowland species-rich dry to mesic grasslands 2.8
6410 Molinia meadows on calcareous, peaty or clayey-silt-laden soils (Molinion caeruleae) 2.5
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 0.1
7140 Transition mires and quaking bogs 1.6
8230 Siliceous rock with pioneer vegetation of the Sedo-Scleranthion or of the Sedo albi-Veronicion dillenii 2.9
9070 Fennoscandian wooded pastures 20.1
9080 Fennoscandian deciduous swamp woods 7.4
9110 Luzulo-Fagetum beech forests 15.3
9130 Asperulo-Fagetum beech forests 2.8
9180 Tilio-Acerion forests of slopes, screes and ravines 0.97
9190 Old acidophilous oak woods with Quercus robur on sandy plains 31.6
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 14.6

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) Under Birds directive
  • Date classified as Special Protection Area (SPA)
December 1996
Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC (SCI) Under Habitats directive
  • Date proposed as Site of Community Importance (SCI)
June 1996
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
December 2004
Date designated as Special Area of Conservation (SAC) March 2011
Date of Standard data form update August 2012

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Other resources

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Data download The Natura 2000 dataset is available from the European Environment Agency website
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