Insko Site

Site description (2000 baseline):

Site location and context
Iñsk Landscape Park protects the moraine landscape of the Iñskie lakeland. The site is drained by the Ina river and its tributaries and partly by the tributaries of the Rega river. There are 63 lakes, most of them flow-lakes. The largest is Iñsko lake with a depth of 42 m and an extensive shoreline. Forest is widely distributed across the park and is dominated by broadleaved forest of Quercus/Fagus. In stagnant hollows there are many swamps and cave lakes.

Key biodiversity
Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Crex crex (3-5 pairs).

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
There is some erosion of morainal areas by vehicle and foot traffic.

Protected areas
National High International None79 ha of IBA covered by Nature Reserve (Go³owacz, 79 ha). 11 ha of IBA covered by Nature Reserve (Kamienna Buczyna, 11 ha). 17,763 ha of IBA covered by Landscape Park (Iñski, 17,763 ha).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Insko Site. Downloaded from on 24/09/2023.