Luknajno lake

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
Little Crake Zapornia parva LC breeding 2005-2008 30-40 males 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 Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Puszcza Piska Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 172,802 protected area overlaps with site 0
Mazurski Park Krajobrazowy Park Krajobrazowy 56,287 protected area contains site 0
Luknajno Lake Nature Reserve (Rezerwat przyrody “Jezioro Luknajno”) Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 1,189 protected area overlaps with site 710
Luknajno Nature Reserve 710 protected area contained by site 710
Lukajno Lake Reserve UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 1,410 protected area overlaps with site 0
Jezioro Łuknajno Rezerwat Przyrody 1,205 protected area overlaps with site 0
Jezioro Łuknajno Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 1,380 protected area overlaps with site 1,082


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest -
Artificial/Terrestrial -
Grassland Humid grasslands, Mesophile grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Water fringe vegetation, Fens, transition mires and springs -
Other -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
fisheries/aquaculture -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Luknajno lake. Downloaded from on 26/03/2023.