Puszcza nad Gwdą

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code PLB300012)
  • Under Birds Directive
  • Since October 2007
  • Country: Poland
  • Administrative region: Wielkopolskie (PL41), Zachodniopomorskie (PL42)
  • Surface area: 777 km2 (77678.90 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Continental biogeographical region
  • It protects 42 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 24 habitat types of the Habitats Directive

Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form



Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (42)
Species group Number
Birds 31
Fishes 4
Invertebrates 2
Mammals 5

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
2330 Inland dunes with open Corynephorus and Agrostis grasslands 7.77
3140 Hard oligo-mesotrophic waters with benthic vegetation of Chara spp 155.36
3150 Natural eutrophic lakes with Magnopotamion or Hydrocharition -type vegetation 776.79
3160 Natural dystrophic lakes and ponds 7.77
3260 Water courses of plain to montane levels with the Ranunculion fluitantis and Callitricho-Batrachion vegetation 77.68
4030 European dry heaths 233.04
6120 Xeric sand calcareous grasslands 7.77
6410 Molinia meadows on calcareous, peaty or clayey-silt-laden soils (Molinion caeruleae) 77.68
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 77.68
6510 Lowland hay meadows (Alopecurus pratensis, Sanguisorba officinalis) 233.04
7120 Degraded raised bogs still capable of natural regeneration 15.54
7140 Transition mires and quaking bogs 155.36
7210 Calcareous fens with Cladium mariscus and species of the Caricion davallianae 7.77
7220 Petrifying springs with tufa formation (Cratoneurion) 7.77
7230 Alkaline fens 77.68
9110 Luzulo-Fagetum beech forests 1553.58
9130 Asperulo-Fagetum beech forests 1553.58
9160 Sub-Atlantic and medio-European oak or oak-hornbeam forests of the Carpinion betuli 388.39
9170 Galio-Carpinetum oak-hornbeam forests 1165.18
9190 Old acidophilous oak woods with Quercus robur on sandy plains 776.79
91D0 Bog woodland 7.77
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 1941.97
91I0 Euro-Siberian steppic woods with Quercus spp 38.84
91T0 Central European lichen scots pine forests 1165.18

Designation information

NATURA 2000 is the ecological network for the conservation of wild animals and plant species and natural habitats of Community importance within the Union. It consists of sites classified under the Birds Directive and the Habitats Directive (the Nature Directives).

NATURA 2000 site under

Birds Directive 2009/147/EC (SPA) Under Birds directive
  • Date classified as Special Protection Area (SPA)
October 2007
Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC (SCI) Not under Habitats directive
Date of Standard data form update August 2015

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Other resources

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Data download The Natura 2000 dataset is available from the European Environment Agency website
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