IBA criteria met: C2, C6 (2010)
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Area: 9,885 ha
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Site description (baseline)
The park covers Gop³o lake and surroundings, as well as the Skulskie lakes (Skulskie, Skulska Wie, Czartowo) that are part of the Noteæ river system. Gop³o lake (25 km long) has flat, unforested shores with extensive beds of reed Phragmites. There are some islands (25 ha), covered mainly with reed. The surrounding area is covered mainly by wet meadows, fields and small forests.
During autumn passage a total of 20,000 or more waterbirds stage regularly at the site, mainly wildfowl, and especially geese Anser. Breeding species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Haliaeetus albicilla (one pair). A total of 198 species have been recorded, including 74 waterbirds.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Goplo Lake Site. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/928 on 02/06/2023.