|Most recent IBA monitoring assessment|
|Year of assessment||Threat score (pressure)||Condition score (state)||Action score (response)|
|2008||very high||not assessed||low|
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A nutrient-rich lake surrounded by extensive fens. A large part is occupied by reedbeds (Phragmites) and part by meadows and alder Alnus forest. Haymaking, grazing and hunting take place around the lake.
Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Haliaeetus albicilla (1 pair feeds in the area, nesting nearby), Crex crex (1-3 pairs).
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Swidwie Site. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 02/03/2021.