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Location Poland, pomorskie
Central coordinates 17o 15.00' East  54o 40.00' North
IBA criteria C1, C2, C4
Area 19,500 ha
Altitude 0 - 115m
Year of IBA assessment 2010

Ogólnopolskie Towarzystwo Ochrony Ptaków



Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Smew Mergellus albellus winter  1998-2000  1,700 individuals  C2  Least Concern 
Corncrake Crex crex breeding  2007-2009  200-250 males only  good  C1  Least Concern 
Common Crane Grus grus passage  2008  7,000 individuals  good  C2  Least Concern 
A4iii Species group - waterbirds passage  2004-2008  20,000 individuals  good  C4   

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Bagna Izbickie - PLH220001 Habitats Directive 786 protected area is adjacent to site 0  
Ostoja Stowinska - PLH220023 Habitats Directive 32,150 protected area contains site 19,500  
Pobrzeże Stowinskie - PLB220003 Birds Directive 21,819 protected area contains site 19,500  
Przybrzeżne wody Battyku - PLB990002 Birds Directive 194,627 protected area is adjacent to site 0  
Slowinska Site Baltic Sea Protected Area (Helcom) 194,388 protected area overlaps with site 110  
Slowinska Site Baltic Sea Protected Area (Helcom) 32,104 protected area overlaps with site 18,650  
Slowinska Site Baltic Sea Protected Area (Helcom) 32,104 protected area overlaps with site 110  
Slowinski UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 20,790 protected area contains site 19,500  
Slowinski National Park Wetlands of International Importance (Ramsar) 18,247 protected area contained by site 18,247  
Slowinski PN National Park 21,573 protected area contained by site 18,618  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest   28%
Grassland   7%
Wetlands (inland)   58%
Coastline   7%

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Slowinska Site. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/09/2014

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