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Location Czech Republic, Liberec Region
Central coordinates 14o 43.00' East  50o 35.00' North
IBA criteria C6
Area 9,409 ha
Altitude 252 - 602m
Year of IBA assessment 2002

Czech Society for Ornithology



Site description This IBA represents a combination of wetlands, pine forests at sandy soils and tree-less parts of a former military training area. Èeskolipsko was the first area in the Czech Republic colonized by the Common Crane more than 20 years ago.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Common Crane Grus grus breeding  2000-2002  6-7 breeding pairs  medium  C6  Least Concern 
European Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus breeding  2000-2002  40-55 breeding pairs  medium  C6  Least Concern 
Wood Lark Lullula arborea breeding  2001-2002  20-30 breeding pairs  medium  C6  Least Concern 
Bluethroat Luscinia svecica breeding  2000-2002  15-22 breeding pairs  medium  C6  Least Concern 

IBA Monitoring

2010 not assessed near favourable not assessed
  Population
Good - based on reliable and complete / representative data

Circus aeruginosus Western Marsh-harrier 10 9 breeding pairs 90 near favourable
Grus grus Common Crane 6 14 breeding pairs 100 favourable
Luscinia svecica Bluethroat 20 20 breeding pairs 100 favourable

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Brehyne - Pecopala National Nature Reserve 904 protected area contained by site 0  
Hradcanske rybniky Nature Reserve 145 protected area contained by site 0  
Konvalinkovy vrch Natural Monument 1 protected area contained by site 0  
Novozámecky a Brehynsky rybník (Novozámecky/Brehynsky fishponds) Wetlands of International Importance (Ramsar) 923 protected area contained by site 0  
Novozamecky rybnik National Nature Reserve 348 protected area contained by site 0  
Slunecni dvur Nature Reserve 3 protected area contained by site 3  
Swamp National Natural Monument 1 protected area contained by site 0  
Velky a Maly Bezdez Nature Reserve 29 protected area contained by site 0  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater  7%
Forest   67%
Grassland   8%
Artificial - terrestrial   12%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry -
fisheries/aquaculture -
tourism/recreation -

Protection status There are seven small-scale protected areas within the IBA as well as the Novozámecký a Bøehyòský rybník ponds Ramsar site.

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2015) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ceskolipsko - Dokeské pískovce sandstones and wetlands. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 01/07/2015

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