PL153
Vistula Spit


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2010

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
A4iv Species group - soaring birds/cranes n/a passage 2008-2009 3,811-12,913 individuals C5

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

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IBA Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2010 low not assessed low
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information medium

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Energy production and mining renewable energy likely in short term (within 4 years) whole area/population (>90%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Residential and commercial development commercial and industrial development happening now whole area/population (>90%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Residential and commercial development housing and urban areas happening now whole area/population (>90%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Residential and commercial development tourism and recreation areas happening now whole area/population (>90%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Transportation and service corridors utility & service lines happening now whole area/population (>90%) no or imperceptible deterioration low

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation No management planning has taken place Not assessed low
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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Zalew Wislany i Mierzeja Wislana Baltic Sea Protected Area (HELCOM) 40,000 protected area overlaps with site 0
Zalew Wiślany i Mierzeja Wiślana Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 40,862 protected area overlaps with site 0
Zalew Wiślany Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 32,224 protected area overlaps with site 0
Rzeki Szkarpawy Obszar Chronionego Krajobrazu 4,341 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Park Krajobrazowy Mierzeja Wiślana Park Krajobrazowy 4,118 protected area overlaps with site 0
Kąty Rybackie Rezerwat Przyrody 102 protected area contained by site 0
Buki Mierzei Wiślanej Rezerwat Przyrody 7 protected area contained by site 0


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Vistula Spit. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/05/2022.