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Location Poland, lubuskie
Central coordinates 14o 37.00' East  51o 41.00' North
IBA criteria C1, C2, C3, C4, C6
Area 34,470 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
Bean Goose Anser fabalis passage  2004-2009  3,000-25,000 individuals  good  C3  Least Concern 
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus winter  2004-2009  700-900 individuals  good  C2  Least Concern 
Black Kite Milvus migrans breeding  2007-2009  24-26 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Red Kite Milvus milvus breeding  2007-2009  32-35 breeding pairs  good  C1, C6  Near Threatened 
Corncrake Crex crex breeding  2007-2009  110-120 males only  medium  C1  Least Concern 
Middle Spotted Woodpecker Leiopicus medius breeding  1995-2003  250-300 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
A4iii Species group - waterbirds passage  2004-2010  20,000 individuals  poor  C4   


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest   28%
Grassland   38%
Artificial - terrestrial   26%
Wetlands (inland)   7%
Other   1%

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Middle Odra River Valley. Downloaded from on 23/10/2016

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