PL004
Swidwie Site


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2010

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Spotted Crake Porzana porzana LC breeding 1995-2003 6-35 males C6
Little Crake Zapornia parva LC breeding 1990-1998 50-60 males C6
Common Crane Grus grus LC passage 2009 1,500 individuals C2
Black Tern Chlidonias niger LC breeding 1998 80 breeding pairs C6
Bluethroat Cyanecula svecica LC breeding 1995-2003 6-28 breeding pairs C6

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

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IBA Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2008 very high not assessed low
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information medium

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Agricultural expansion and intensification wood and pulp plantations (includes afforestation) - small-holder plantations likely in short term (within 4 years) some of area/population (10-49%) very rapid to severe deterioration high
Biological resource use hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - intentional use (species being assessed is the target) happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) slow but significant deterioration high
Biological resource use hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - persecution/control happening now some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Human intrusions and disturbance recreational activities happening now some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Invasive and other problematic species and genes invasive non-native/alien species/diseases - unspecified species happening now whole area/population (>90%) moderate to rapid deterioration very high
Invasive and other problematic species and genes problematic native species/diseases - unspecified species happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) slow but significant deterioration high
Natural system modifications other ecosystem modifications happening now some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
No known threats no known threats happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Pollution air-borne pollutants - type unknown/unrecorded happening now whole area/population (>90%) slow but significant deterioration high
Pollution excess energy - noise pollution happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Pollution garbage & solid waste happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low
Residential and commercial development housing and urban areas happening now some of area/population (10-49%) very rapid to severe deterioration high

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Not assessed No management plan exists but the management planning process has begun Substantive conservation measures are being implemented but these are not comprehensive and are limited by resources and capacity low
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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Swidwie Lake Nature Reserve (Rezerwat przyrody “Jezioro Swidwie”) Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 891 protected area contained by site 891
Świdwie Rezerwat Przyrody 904 protected area contained by site 900
Ostoja Wkrzańska Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 14,576 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Jezioro Swidwie Nature Reserve 382 protected area contained by site 382
Jezioro Świdwie Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 7,196 protected area overlaps with site 7,185
Jezioro Stolsko Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 140 protected area overlaps with site 115
Jezioro S/widwie NR (Bird Reserve) Nature Reserve 900 unknown 382

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland -
Grassland Humid grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Water fringe vegetation, Fens, transition mires and springs -
Artificial/Terrestrial -
Forest -
Other -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
hunting -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Swidwie Site. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/08/2022.