PL173
Pomeranian bay


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
Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis VU winter 2005 60,000-100,000 individuals C3
Common Scoter Melanitta nigra LC passage 2005 200,000-300,000 individuals C3
White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi LC winter 2005 25,000-35,000 individuals C3
Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator LC winter 1992-1993 3,000 individuals C3
Horned Grebe Podiceps auritus VU winter 2005 100-200 individuals C2
Black Guillemot Cepphus grylle LC winter 1988-1993 3,975 individuals C3
Razorbill Alca torda NT winter 2005 200-500 individuals C3
Razorbill Alca torda NT passage 2005 1,500-2,500 individuals C3
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a winter 2005 100,000-150,000 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 Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Zatoka Pomorska Baltic Sea Protected Area (HELCOM) 266,629 protected area contained by site 0
Zatoka Pomorska Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 309,081 protected area contained by site 309,155
Wybrzeże Trzebiatowskie Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 31,758 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Woliński Park Narodowy Park Narodowy 10,908 protected area overlaps with site 0
Wolin i Uznam Baltic Sea Protected Area (HELCOM) 10,937 protected area overlaps with site 0
Wolin i Uznam Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 30,792 protected area overlaps with site 2,729
Ujście Odry i Zalew Szczeciński Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 52,612 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Ujscie Odry i Zalew Szczecinski Baltic Sea Protected Area (HELCOM) 52,573 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Trzebiatowsko-Kołobrzeski Pas Nadmorski Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 17,469 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Przybrzeżne wody Bałtyku Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 194,627 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Przybrzezne Wody Baltyku Baltic Sea Protected Area (HELCOM) 211,741 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Pomeranian bay Baltic Sea Protected Area (Helcom) 311,103 protected area overlaps with site 4,115
Pomeranian bay Baltic Sea Protected Area (Helcom) 311,103 protected area overlaps with site 472,731
Pomeranian bay Baltic Sea Protected Area (Helcom) 30,703 protected area overlaps with site 4,115
Ostoja na Zatoce Pomorskiej Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 243,059 protected area contained by site 243,133
Obszar Chronionego Krajobrazu Koszaliński Pas Nadmorski Obszar Chronionego Krajobrazu 37,571 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Jezioro Bukowo Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 3,263 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Dorzecze Parsęty Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 27,710 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Delta Świny Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 11,008 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Sea -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
fisheries/aquaculture -
urban/industrial/transport -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Pomeranian bay. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/11/2020.