Weltyn lakes

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2022

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Bean Goose Anser fabalis LC winter 2021 6,000 B3a, C3

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.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here

IBA Monitoring

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

IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Wzgórza Bukowe Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 12,011 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Szczeciński Park Krajobrazowy Puszcza Bukowa Park Krajobrazowy 9,118 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Ostoja Wełtyńska Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,471 protected area overlaps with site 0
Jeziora Wełtyńskie Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 2,811 protected area overlaps with site 2,811


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Native coniferous woodland, Mixed woodland -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Rivers and streams, Raised bogs, Water fringe vegetation -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Forestry plantations, Urban parks and gardens, Other urban and industrial areas, Ruderal land -
Grassland -
Other -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
forestry -
urban/industrial/transport -
tourism/recreation -
hunting -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Weltyn lakes. Downloaded from on 29/01/2023.