PL062
Warta River Mouth


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
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus LC winter 2005-2008 1,000-3,000 individuals C2
Greylag Goose Anser anser LC passage 1995-2003 5,000 individuals C3
Bean Goose Anser fabalis LC passage 2005-2008 17,000-90,000 individuals C3
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons LC winter 1995-2003 25,000 individuals C3
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons LC passage 2005-2008 10,000-45,000 individuals C3
Corncrake Crex crex LC breeding 2005-2008 50-350 males C1, C6
Spotted Crake Porzana porzana LC breeding 2005-2008 2-43 males C6
Common Coot Fulica atra LC passage 1995-2003 19,300 individuals C3
Common Crane Grus grus LC passage 2005-2008 400-5,200 individuals C2
Great White Egret Ardea alba LC passage 2008-2009 500 individuals C2
Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata NT breeding 2005-2009 10-12 breeding pairs C1
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa NT breeding 2005-2009 10-16 breeding pairs C1
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida LC breeding 2005-2008 30-160 breeding pairs C6
Black Tern Chlidonias niger LC breeding 2005-2008 50-80 breeding pairs C6
Common Tern Sterna hirundo LC breeding 2005-2008 36-200 breeding pairs C6
Aquatic Warbler Acrocephalus paludicola VU breeding 2005-2008 4-8 males C1
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a passage 2005-2009 130,000-150,000 individuals C4

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)
2013 very high not assessed medium
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information unknown

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Agricultural expansion and intensification annual & perennial non-timber crops - agro-industry farming happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Climate change and severe weather habitat shifting and alteration happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) slow but significant deterioration high
Invasive and other problematic species and genes invasive non-native/alien species/diseases - unspecified species happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Natural system modifications dams & water management/use - large dams happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) very rapid to severe deterioration very high

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Most of site (50-90%) covered (including the most critical parts for important bird species) A comprehensive and appropriate management plan exists that aims to maintain or improve the populations of qualifying bird species Some limited conservation initiatives are in place medium
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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Warta River Mouth National Park (Park Narodowy “Ujscie Warty”) Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 7,956 protected area contained by site 4,235
Ujście Warty Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 33,297 protected area overlaps with site 32,800
Ujście Warty Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 33,297 protected area overlaps with site 0
Słubicka Dolina Odry Obszar Chronionego Krajobrazu 13,921 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Slonsk Nature Reserve 4,166 protected area contained by site 4,166
Park Narodowy Ujście Warty Park Narodowy 8,078 protected area contained by site 0
Park Krajobrazowy Ujście Warty Park Krajobrazowy 19,750 protected area overlaps with site 4,244
Pamięcin Rezerwat Przyrody 12 protected area contained by site 0
Lemierzyce Rezerwat Przyrody 3 protected area contained by site 0
Gorzowsko-Krzeszycka Dolina Warty Obszar Chronionego Krajobrazu 15,089 protected area overlaps with site 0
Dolina Postomii Rezerwat Przyrody 65 protected area contained by site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest -
Grassland Humid grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
water management -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Warta River Mouth. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/01/2022.