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Location Poland, zachodnio-pomorskie
Central coordinates 14o 40.00' East  53o 40.00' North
IBA criteria C1, C6
Area 25,240 ha
Year of IBA assessment 2010

Ogólnopolskie Towarzystwo Ochrony Ptaków

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Red Kite Milvus milvus breeding  2008-2009  7-14 breeding pairs  medium  C1  Near Threatened 
White-tailed Sea-eagle Haliaeetus albicilla breeding  2005-2009  14-19 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Corncrake Crex crex breeding  2005-2009  32-70 males only  medium  C1  Least Concern 
Bluethroat Luscinia svecica breeding  2001-2009  8-39 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Osprey Pandion haliaetus breeding  2005-2009  2 breeding pairs  poor  C6  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Bagna Rozwarowskie - PLB320001 Birds Directive 4,250 protected area is adjacent to site 0  
Dolina Dolnej Odry - PLB320003 Birds Directive 61,648 protected area is adjacent to site 0  
Ostoja Goleniowska - PLH320013 Habitats Directive 8,419 protected area overlaps with site 2,500  
Puszcza Goleniowska - PLB320012 Birds Directive 25,039 is identical to site 24,484  
Taki Skoszewskie - PLB320007 Birds Directive 9,083 protected area is adjacent to site 0  
Ujscie Odry i Zalew Szczecinski - PLH320018 Habitats Directive 52,612 protected area is adjacent to site 0  
Uroczyska w Lasach Stepnickich - PLH320033 Habitats Directive 2,750 protected area contained by site 2,750  
Zalew Szczecinski - PLB320009 Birds Directive 47,195 protected area is adjacent to site 0  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest   56%
Grassland   24%
Artificial - terrestrial   13%
Wetlands (inland)   2%
Other   1%

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2015) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Goleniow Forest. Downloaded from on 07/05/2015

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