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Location Poland, pomorskie
Central coordinates 17o 55.00' East  54o 40.00' North
IBA criteria C7
Area 8,444 ha
Altitude
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
Boreal Owl Aegolius funereus breeding  1996-2009  3-20 breeding pairs  good  C7  Least Concern 

IBA Monitoring

2010 high very unfavourable low
  Habitat
Medium - based upon reliable but incomplete / partially representative data

Energy production and mining renewable energy happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low
Human intrusions and disturbance recreational activities happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Natural system modifications dams & water management/use - dams (size unknown) happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
No known threats no known threats happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Pollution garbage & solid waste happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Residential and commercial development tourism and recreation areas happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low
Transportation and service corridors roads and railroads happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Transportation and service corridors utility & service lines happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low

Forest   0 0 poor (40-69%) moderate (70-90%) very unfavourable
Forest   0 0 moderate (70-90%) moderate (70-90%) unfavourable

Aegolius funereus Boreal Owl 3 4 breeding pairs 100 favourable

Some of site covered (10-49%)  Not assessed  Some limited conservation initiatives are in place  low 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Jeziora Choczewskie - PLH220096 Habitats Directive 1,120 protected area overlaps with site 190  
Lasy Leborskie - PLB220006 Birds Directive 8,565 protected area overlaps with site 7,884  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest   88%
Artificial - terrestrial   10%
Grassland   1%
Wetlands (inland)   1%

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lebork Forest. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/12/2014

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