Two pond complexes (769 ha and 179 ha) on the Szprotawa river catchment (a tributary of the Bóbr river), with scattered forest of ash Fraxinus and alder Alnus (75 ha). Shoreline reedbeds Phragmites cover 6% of the ponds' area. Dams are generally treeless. Extensive meadows, sedge-beds and willow Salix bushes adjoin this area.
More than 20,000 waterbirds occur regularly on autumn passage, mainly wildfowl and Fulica atra. Breeding species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Haliaeetus albicilla (one pair), Crex crex (one pair).
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Przemków ponds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 13/12/2019.