PL077
Goplo Lake Site


Country/territory: Poland

IBA Criteria met: C2, C6 (2010)
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Area: 9,885 ha

Protection status:

Ogólnopolskie Towarzystwo Ochrony Ptaków
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2010 very high favourable low
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Site description
The park covers Gop³o lake and surroundings, as well as the Skulskie lakes (Skulskie, Skulska Wieœ, Czartowo) that are part of the Noteæ river system. Gop³o lake (25 km long) has flat, unforested shores with extensive beds of reed Phragmites. There are some islands (25 ha), covered mainly with reed. The surrounding area is covered mainly by wet meadows, fields and small forests.

Key biodiversity
During autumn passage a total of 20,000 or more waterbirds stage regularly at the site, mainly wildfowl, and especially geese Anser. Breeding species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Haliaeetus albicilla (one pair). A total of 198 species have been recorded, including 74 waterbirds.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Goplo Lake Site. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/04/2021.