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Location Poland, zachodnio-pomorskie
Central coordinates 14o 23.00' East  53o 34.00' North
IBA criteria C2, C6
Area 7,185 ha
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
Little Crake Zapornia parva breeding  1990-1998  50-60 males only  C6  Least Concern 
Spotted Crake Porzana porzana breeding  1995-2003  6-35 males only  unknown  C6  Least Concern 
Common Crane Grus grus passage  2009  1,500 individuals  good  C2  Least Concern 
Black Tern Chlidonias niger breeding  1998  80 breeding pairs  C6  Least Concern 
Bluethroat Luscinia svecica breeding  1995-2003  6-28 breeding pairs  unknown  C6  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Jezioro Swidwie Nature Reserve 382 protected area contained by site 382  
Jezioro Swidwie Wetlands of International Importance (Ramsar) 891 protected area contained by site 891  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial - terrestrial   22%
Forest   51%
Grassland   16%
Other   1%
Wetlands (inland)   10%

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Swidwie Site. Downloaded from on 28/10/2016

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