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Location Poland, lubuskie,zachodnio-pomorskie
Central coordinates 15o 15.00' East  52o 55.00' North
IBA criteria C1, C2, C6
Area 23,710 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  1995-2008  18-19 breeding pairs  good  C1, C6  Near Threatened 
White-tailed Sea-eagle Haliaeetus albicilla breeding  1995-2008  9-13 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Corncrake Crex crex breeding  1995-2008  33-60 males only  medium  C1  Least Concern 
Common Crane Grus grus passage  1995-2008  2,500 individuals  good  C2  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Dolina Ptoni i Jezioro Miedwie - PLH320006 Habitats Directive 20,756 protected area is adjacent to site 0  
Ostoja Barlinecka - PLH080071 Habitats Directive 26,596 protected area contains site 23,710  
Puszcza Barlinecka - PLB080001 Birds Directive 26,506 protected area contains site 23,710  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest   91%
Grassland   2%
Artificial - terrestrial   3%
Wetlands (inland)   3%
Other   1%

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2015) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Barlinek Forest. Downloaded from on 04/05/2015

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