Dymerskie meadows

Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
An area of wet meadows on the site of a former lake (drained in the 1930s), with a drainage system of channels and ditches, and partly covered with reedbed Phragmites and willow Salix scrub. Part of the site is cultivated, as is all of the surrounding area. Reed-harvesting is a land-use (`Other').

Key biodiversity
Breeding species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Crex crex (7-10 pairs).

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
A planned new housing estate nearby poses a threat, as does the intensification of reed-harvesting (`Other').

Protected areas
National High International None300 ha of IBA covered by Ecological Area (£¹ki Dymerskie, 300 ha).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Dymerskie meadows. Downloaded from on 27/01/2021.