Słowiński National Park

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Słowiński National Park

  • Country: 
    Poland
  • Site number: 
    757
  • Area: 
    32,744 ha
  • Designation date: 
    24-10-1995
  • Coordinates: 
    54°43'N 17°18'E
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Overview

Slowinski National Park (Slowinski Park Narodowy). 27/10/95; Pomorskie; 32,744 ha; 54°43'N 017°18'E. National Park, UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, Natura 2000 site. The site consists of a belt of mobile dunes, coastal brackish lakes, peatbogs, marshes, and forests. An important resting site for migrating waterbirds, high concentrations of Anatidae (ducks, geese, swans), and various species of waders pass through. Several species of waterbirds, and the sea eagle Haliaetus albicilla, nest at the site. Cattle grazing, haymaking, and tourism are the chief human uses. Potential threats come from river pollution, peat mining, and recreational pressure. Ramsar site no. 757. Boundaries significantly extended in 2007. Most recent RIS information: 2007.

Administrative region: 
Pomorskie Voivodeship

  • Global international designation: 
    • UNESCO Biosphere Reserve
  • National legal designation: 
    • National Park
  • Regional (international) legal designations: 
    • EU Natura 2000
  • Last publication date: 
    01-01-2007

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