Species of special focus

Apium repens (creeping marshwort): Apium repens is a typical plant of salt meadows and has been declining dramatically. Protected according to Habitats Directive, Annex II A. Click here for more information on Apium repens (PDF, 0.1 MB).

Calidris alpina ssp. Schinzii (Dunlin), Philomachus pugnax (Ruff) & Recurvirostra avocetta (Avocet): All these birds have gone through a serious decline within the last decades due to several site specific reasons. Protected according to the Birds Directive. Click here for more information on Dunlin (PDF, 18 KB) and Avocet in 2007 (PDF, 0.2 MB) and Avocet in 2008 (PDF, 0.3 MB) and Avocet in 2009 (PDF).

Bufo viridis (Green toad) & Bufo calamita (Natterjack toad):Protected according to Habitats Directive, Annex IV. Depending on low salinity and sandy-salt meadow, losses in these habitat types diminish the amphibian representatives of coastal landscapes too. Click here for more information on Green toad (PDF), Natterjack toad (PDF, 17 KB) and Green toad in Sweden: grönfläckig padda.