Milicz Fishponds Nature Reserve

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Milicz Fishponds Nature Reserve

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  • Area: 
    5,324 ha
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  • Coordinates: 
    51°34'N 17°20'E
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Milicz Fishponds Nature Reserve (Rezerwat przyrody "Stawy Milickie"). 27/10/95; 5,324 ha; 51°34'N 017°20'E. Nature Reserve. Various fishpond complexes in the Barycz River valley surrounded by forests, meadows, pastures, and fields. The area provides important habitat for waterbirds, supporting up to 14,000 geese and 30,000 ducks in spring and autumn. High concentrations of various species of waterbirds nest in the area, and Haliaetus albicilla and Ciconia nigra feed at the site. A number of important Stone Age and medieval archaeological sites can be found. Fish breeding, angling, and tourism are the chief human uses. Ramsar site no. 758. Most recent RIS information: 2007.

Administrative region: 
Southwestern Poland, Dolnośląskie Voivodeship

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