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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 

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  
Ceskolipsko - Dokeske piskovce a mokrady - CZ0511007 Birds Directive 9,409 is identical to site 9,409  
Horni Ploucnice - CZ0513506 Habitats Directive 837 protected area overlaps with site 415  
Hradcanske rybniky Nature Reserve 145 protected area contained by site 0  
Jestrebsko - Dokesko - CZ0514042 Habitats Directive 6,927 protected area overlaps with site 4,797  
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  
Slatinne vrchy - CZ0513255 Habitats Directive 138 protected area overlaps with site 121  
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  
Velky a Maly Bezdez - CZ0514243 Habitats Directive 70 protected area overlaps with site 61  

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 (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ceskolipsko - Dokeské pískovce sandstones and wetlands. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 30/09/2014

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