|Central coordinates||16o 8.00' East 51o 5.00' North|
|IBA criteria||A4i, B1i|
|Altitude||173 - 175m|
|Year of IBA assessment||2000|
Site description A storage reservoir on the Nysa Szalona river, 5 km north-west of the town of Jawor, situated in an area of farmland. It consists of two water-bodies joined by a narrow channel, the Gardziel. The larger water-body, Zbiornik Dolny, is adjacent to a dam near the village of S³up and has small patches of willow Salix scrub along its eastern and southern banks. The smaller one, Zbiornik Górny, is situated close to a backwater, near Stary Jawor, and has reedbeds Phragmites, islands and patches of Salix scrub. The whole area floods in spring, creating large expanses of shallow water and silt.
Key Biodiversity Breeding species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Crex crex (two pairs).
|Species||Season||Period||Population estimate||Quality of estimate||IBA Criteria||IUCN Category|
|Bean Goose Anser fabalis||passage||1996||6,270 individuals||good||A4i, B1i||Least Concern|
|Protected area||Designation||Area (ha)||Relationship with IBA||Overlap with IBA (ha)|
|Cheómy||Landscape Park||28,461||protected area contains site||500|
|IUCN habitat||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
|Grassland||Humid grasslands; Mesophile grasslands||10%|
|Wetlands (inland)||Rivers and streams; Standing freshwater; Water fringe vegetation||90%|
|Land-use||Extent (% of site)|
Protection status National High International None500 ha of IBA covered by Landscape Park (Che³my, 28,461 ha).
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Recommended citation BirdLife International (2015) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Slup reservoir. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/01/2015
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