Swidwie Lake Nature Reserve

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Swidwie Lake Nature Reserve

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    891 ha
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  • Coordinates: 
    53°33'N 14°22'E
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Swidwie Lake Nature Reserve (Rezerwat przyrody "Jezioro Swidwie"). 03/01/84; Zachodnio-Pomorskie; 891 ha; 53°33'N 014°22'E. Nature Reserve, Natura 2000 site. An nutrient-rich freshwater lake near the German border. Dominated by reed and sedge beds, vegetation includes Alnus carr and Salix scrub. The site is important for various species of breeding waterbirds, for roosting and molting Grus grus, and for staging or roosting up to 10,000 geese. It is also one of Poland's richest Stone Age archaeological sites. Tourism is the primary human use, with limited agricultural pursuits. Plans for controlling reedbed expansion are under way. Ramsar site no. 283. Most recent RIS information: 2007.

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    • Nature Reserve
  • Regional (international) legal designations: 
    • EU Natura 2000
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