Luknajno Lake Nature Reserve

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Luknajno Lake Nature Reserve

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  • Area: 
    1,189 ha
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  • Coordinates: 
    53°49'N 21°38'E
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Luknajno Lake Nature Reserve (Rezerwat przyrody "Jezioro Luknajno"). 22/11/77; Warminsko-Mazurskie; 1,189 ha; 53°49'N 021°38'E. UNESCO Biosphere Reserve; Natura 2000; BirdLife IBA. A freshwater lake of glacial origin, fed by numerous channels, surrounded by marshes and meadows and fringed by reedbeds. Important numbers of non-breeding swans Cygnus olor feed on submerged flora; up to 2,300 occur during migration periods and use the site during molt. An important site for various species of breeding waterbirds and large numbers of passage birds, and a feeding area for several raptor species. Several nationally rare plants occur. Human activities include extensive commercial fishing and regulated tourism. Boundaries extended in 2007. Ramsar site no. 166. Most recent RIS information: 2007.

Administrative region: 
Warmińsko-Mazurskie Voivodeship

  • Global international designation: 
    • UNESCO Biosphere Reserve
  • National legal designation: 
    • bird reserve
    • landscape park
    • Nature Reserve
  • Regional (international) legal designations: 
    • EU Natura 2000
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