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Location Poland, pomorskie
Central coordinates 18o 15.00' East  54o 48.00' North
IBA criteria C7
Area 744 ha
Altitude
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
Common Crane Grus grus passage  2008-2009  940-1,120 individuals  good  C7  Least Concern 

IBA Monitoring

2010 very high favourable high
Population
Medium - based upon reliable but incomplete / partially representative data

Agricultural expansion and intensification annual & perennial non-timber crops - small-holder farming past (and unlikely to return) and no longer limiting small area/few individuals (<10%) moderate to rapid deterioration low
Agricultural expansion and intensification wood and pulp plantations (includes afforestation) - small-holder plantations past (and unlikely to return) and no longer limiting some of area/population (10-49%) very rapid to severe deterioration low
Climate change and severe weather drought happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) very rapid to severe deterioration very high
Human intrusions and disturbance recreational activities happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Invasive and other problematic species and genes invasive non-native/alien species/diseases - unspecified species happening now whole area/population (>90%) moderate to rapid deterioration very high
Invasive and other problematic species and genes problematic native species/diseases - unspecified species happening now whole area/population (>90%) moderate to rapid deterioration very high
Natural system modifications dams & water management/use - dams (size unknown) past (and unlikely to return) and no longer limiting whole area/population (>90%) very rapid to severe deterioration low
Natural system modifications fire & fire suppression - increase in fire frequency/intensity happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) very rapid to severe deterioration very high
Natural system modifications other ecosystem modifications happening now whole area/population (>90%) slow but significant deterioration high
No known threats no known threats happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Pollution excess energy - noise pollution happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Pollution garbage & solid waste past (and unlikely to return) and no longer limiting small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low

Grassland   0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) favourable
Wetlands (inland)   0 0 moderate (70-90%) moderate (70-90%) unfavourable

Grus grus Common Crane 16 16 breeding pairs 100 favourable
Tringa glareola Wood Sandpiper 1 1 breeding pairs 100 favourable

Most of site (50-90%) covered (including the most critical parts for important bird species)  A comprehensive and appropriate management plan exists that aims to maintain or improve the populations of qualifying bird species  The conservation measures needed for the site are being comprehensively and effectively implemented  high 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Bielawa i Bory Bażynowe - PLH220063 Habitats Directive 1,342 protected area contains site 744  
Bielawskie Btota - PLB220010 Birds Directive 1,101 protected area contains site 744  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest   28%
Grassland   2%
Artificial - terrestrial   3%
Wetlands (inland)   67%

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Bielawa Swamps. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/12/2014

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