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Location Poland
Central coordinates 14o 32.00' East  54o 24.00' North
IBA criteria C2, C3, C4
Area 578,600 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
Melanitta nigra passage  2005  200,000-300,000 individuals  medium  C3  Not Recognised 
Melanitta fusca winter  2005  25,000-35,000 individuals  medium  C3  Not Recognised 
Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis winter  2005  60,000-100,000 individuals  medium  C3  Vulnerable 
Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator winter  1992-1993  3,000 individuals  C3  Least Concern 
Horned Grebe Podiceps auritus winter  2005  100-200 individuals  medium  C2  Least Concern 
Razorbill Alca torda winter  2005  200-500 individuals  medium  C3  Least Concern 
Razorbill Alca torda passage  2005  1,500-2,500 individuals  medium  C3  Least Concern 
Black Guillemot Cepphus grylle winter  1988-1993  3,975 individuals  C3  Least Concern 
A4iii Species group - waterbirds winter  2005  100,000-150,000 individuals  medium  C4   

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Dorzecze Parsety - PLH320007 Habitats Directive 27,710 protected area is adjacent to site 0  
Jezioro Bukowo - PLH320041 Habitats Directive 3,263 protected area is adjacent to site 0  
Ostoja na Zatoce Pomorskiej - PLH990002 Habitats Directive 243,133 protected area contained by site 243,133  
Pomeranian bay Baltic Sea Protected Area (Helcom) 30,703 protected area overlaps with site 4,115  
Pomeranian bay Baltic Sea Protected Area (Helcom) 311,103 protected area overlaps with site 4,115  
Pomeranian bay Baltic Sea Protected Area (Helcom) 311,103 protected area overlaps with site 472,731  
Przybrzeżne wody Battyku - PLB990002 Birds Directive 194,627 protected area is adjacent to site 0  
Trzebiatowsko-Kotobrzeski Pas Nadmorski - PLH320017 Habitats Directive 17,469 protected area is adjacent to site 0  
Ujscie Odry i Zalew Szczecinski - PLH320018 Habitats Directive 52,612 protected area is adjacent to site 0  
Wolin i Uznam - PLH320019 Habitats Directive 30,792 protected area overlaps with site 2,729  
Wolinski PN National Park 10,937 protected area is adjacent to site 0  
Wybrzeże Trzebiatowskie - PLB320010 Birds Directive 31,758 protected area is adjacent to site 0  
Zatoka Pomorska - PLB990003 Birds Directive 309,155 protected area contained by site 309,155  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Sea   100%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
fisheries/aquaculture -
urban/industrial/transport -

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Pomeranian bay. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/10/2014

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