Swidwie Site

Country/territory: Poland

IBA Criteria met: C2, C6 (2010)
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Area: 7,185 ha

Ogólnopolskie Towarzystwo Ochrony Ptaków
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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Site description
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.

Key biodiversity
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).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Swidwie Site. Downloaded from on 26/03/2023.