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Location Poland, warminsko-mazurskie
Central coordinates 21o 0.00' East  53o 46.00' North
IBA criteria A4i, B1i
Area 300 ha
Altitude 150 m
Year of IBA assessment 2000

Ogólnopolskie Towarzystwo Ochrony Ptaków



Site description An area of wet meadows on the site of a former lake (drained in the 1930s), with a drainage system of channels and ditches, and partly covered with reedbed Phragmites and willow Salix scrub. Part of the site is cultivated, as is all of the surrounding area. Reed-harvesting is a land-use (`Other').

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Common Crane Grus grus passage  1993  2,500 individuals  A4i, B1i  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
L/ùki Dymerskie Ecological Area 300 protected area overlaps with site 300  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland Scrub  3%
Grassland Humid grasslands  80%
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater; Water fringe vegetation  15%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 20%
other 10%
not utilised 70%
hunting -

Protection status National High International None300 ha of IBA covered by Ecological Area (£¹ki Dymerskie, 300 ha).

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Dymerskie meadows. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/07/2014

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