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Location Poland, zachodnio-pomorskie
Central coordinates 15o 30.00' East  53o 24.00' North
IBA criteria C1, C2, C6
Area 88,180 ha
Altitude 0 - 180m
Year of IBA assessment 2010

Ogólnopolskie Towarzystwo Ochrony Ptaków



Site description Iñsk Landscape Park protects the moraine landscape of the Iñskie lakeland. The site is drained by the Ina river and its tributaries and partly by the tributaries of the Rega river. There are 63 lakes, most of them flow-lakes. The largest is Iñsko lake with a depth of 42 m and an extensive shoreline. Forest is widely distributed across the park and is dominated by broadleaved forest of Quercus/Fagus. In stagnant hollows there are many swamps and cave lakes.

Key Biodiversity Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Crex crex (3-5 pairs).

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus breeding  2008  3 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Black Stork Ciconia nigra breeding  2008  18 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Red Kite Milvus milvus breeding  2008  16 breeding pairs  good  C1, C6  Near Threatened 
White-tailed Sea-eagle Haliaeetus albicilla breeding  2008  18 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Lesser Spotted Eagle Clanga pomarina breeding  2008  25 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Corncrake Crex crex breeding  1995-2003  55-65 males only  C1  Least Concern 
Common Crane Grus grus passage  1995-2003  1,800-2,000 individuals  C2  Least Concern 
Common Crane Grus grus breeding  2008  300 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Black Tern Chlidonias niger breeding  1995-2003  40-50 breeding pairs  C6  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Goóowacz Nature Reserve 79 protected area contained by site 79  
Inski Park Krajobrazowy Landscape Park 17,763 protected area contained by site 17,763  
Kamienna Buczyna Nature Reserve 15 protected area contained by site 11  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland; Mixed woodland  33%
Wetlands (inland) Raised bogs; Standing freshwater; Water fringe vegetation  4%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land  57%
Grassland   5%
Other   1%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 38%
fisheries/aquaculture 9%
forestry 53%
hunting -

Protection status National High International None79 ha of IBA covered by Nature Reserve (Go³owacz, 79 ha). 11 ha of IBA covered by Nature Reserve (Kamienna Buczyna, 11 ha). 17,763 ha of IBA covered by Landscape Park (Iñski, 17,763 ha).

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2015) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Insko Site. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/07/2015

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