Bubnow Marsh

Country/territory: Poland

IBA Criteria met: C1, C2, C6 (2010)
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Area: 2,344 ha

Protection status:

Ogólnopolskie Towarzystwo Ochrony Ptaków

Site description
Two marshes˜Bubnów and Staw˜located in the £êczyñsko-W³odawskie lakeland. The marshes are separated by a small river, and are drained by a watercourse from the W³odawka catchment. The habitat is mainly fens with sedge-beds. Open areas are covered in some places by sparse reed Phragmites. About 10 ha is covered with great fen sedge Cladium, and there are characteristic hummocks of dry grassland in the marshes, with small patches of willow Salix scrub at the marsh-edges.

Key biodiversity
A total of 90 species have been recorded, 50 of them breeding. Breeding species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Crex crex (three pairs).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Bubnow Marsh. Downloaded from on 15/09/2019.