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Nature reserve Moravian

Nature Reserve of Velké Pavlovice Pond 2

Basic information

The site consists of a pond formerly surrounded by reedswamps. It was declared a nature reserve in the area of 30.76 in 1999.

Subject of protection

The subject of nature protection is a pond fed by water from Sádecký pond and its large reedswamps. The site is a valuable refuge for avifauna and a bird stop on their migration route.

Pond of Velké Pavlovice

Pond of Velké Pavlovice is situated in Opava Highlands, in the altitude of 216 – 220 m above the sea level. It is the largest pond in Osoblažsko region located 1.5 km towards the south from the village Slezské Pavlovice. The pond of Velké Pavlovice is an old water piece of work. The once by-pass pond is currently flow. It was managed by Sovereign Order of Maltese Knights until 1997. At that time it was used for extensive or semi-extensive farming. That led to the creation of a valuable biotope for nesting and migratory bird species.

The pond is surrounded by Common Ash (Fraxinus excelsior), Crack Willow (Salix fragilis) and White Willow (Salix alba), Common Alder (Alnus glutinosa) and Grey Alder (Alnus incana). Pedunculate Oaks (Quercus robur) grown at the dam.

Velký Pavlovický rybník 1

Velký Pavlovický rybník 1

Velký Pavlovický rybník 2

Velký Pavlovický rybník 2

Useful information


Krajský úřad Moravskoslezského kraje, odbor životního prostředí a zemědělství 28. října 117, 702 18 Ostrava www.kr-moravskoslezsky.cz tel.: +420 595 622 297

GPS position

N 50° 18.055', E 17° 41.833'



Krajský úřad Moravskoslezského kraje
odbor životního prostředí a zemědělství
28.října 117, Ostrava