Sites - Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs)
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17o 15.00' East 50o 27.00' North
C3, C4, C6
Year of IBA assessment
Ogólnopolskie Towarzystwo Ochrony Ptaków
Site description A large storage reservoir on the Nysa K³odzka river, in a hilly agricultural landscape, near Otmuchów reservoir. At the western end there are artificial islands created as a result of gravel exploitation. Southern and western shores are partly overgrown with willow Salix scrub with sparse water-fringe vegetation. Two river mouths (the Widna and the Bia³a G³uchowska) are important for birds. Land-uses include gravel exploitation.
Key Biodiversity Up to 60,000 ducks, geese, gulls and waders occur on migration and in winter.