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Location Czech Republic, Central Bohemia,Hradec Kralove Region
Central coordinates 15o 13.00' East  50o 17.00' North
IBA criteria C6
Area 6,613 ha
Altitude 194 - 262m
Year of IBA assessment 2002

Czech Society for Ornithology

Site description The Roïalovické rybníky ponds IBA is composed of an extensive system of ponds of small and medium size situated in the forested land on the border of the Nymburk and Jièín districts. The dominant tree of the forests is oak. The area is important mainly for birds nesting in the reedbeds. It is also an important migration stopover of waterbirds and raptors.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Western Marsh-harrier Circus aeruginosus breeding  1998-2002  15-17 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Common Crane Grus grus breeding  1998-2002  3 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 

IBA Monitoring

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

Circus aeruginosus Western Marsh-harrier 16 13 breeding pairs 82 near favourable
Grus grus Common Crane 3 3 breeding pairs 100 favourable


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest   46%
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater; Water fringe vegetation  7%
Artificial - terrestrial   41%
Grassland   6%

Land use

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

Protection status IBA is coverd by SPA Rozdalovicke rybniky.

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2015) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Rozdalovické rybníky ponds. Downloaded from on 27/11/2015

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