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Location Poland, dolnoslaskie,lubuskie
Central coordinates 14o 50.00' East  51o 14.00' North
IBA criteria C1, C6
Area 172,000 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
Western Capercaillie Tetrao urogallus breeding  2004-2009  5-10 males only  poor  C6  Least Concern 
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus breeding  2004-2009  1-2 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Black Kite Milvus migrans breeding  1999-2009  7-10 breeding pairs  medium  C6  Least Concern 
Red Kite Milvus milvus breeding  1999-2009  15-20 breeding pairs  medium  C1, C6  Near Threatened 
White-tailed Sea-eagle Haliaeetus albicilla breeding  2004-2009  11-13 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Common Crane Grus grus breeding  1999-2009  100-120 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Eurasian Pygmy-owl Glaucidium passerinum breeding  1996-2009  90-110 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Boreal Owl Aegolius funereus breeding  1996-2009  170-230 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
European Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus breeding  1996-2009  350-450 breeding pairs  medium  C6  Least Concern 
Wood Lark Lullula arborea breeding  2004-2009  400-600 breeding pairs  poor  C6  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Bory Dolnoslaskie - PLB020005 Birds Directive 172,093 protected area contains site 172,000  
Buczyna Szprotawsko-Piotrowicka - PLH080007 Habitats Directive 1,423 protected area contained by site 1,423  
Dabrowy Kliczkowskie - PLH020090 Habitats Directive 553 protected area contained by site 553  
Dolina Dolnej Kwisy - PLH020050 Habitats Directive 5,972 protected area overlaps with site 5,190  
Gatuszki w Chocianowie - PLH020087 Habitats Directive 30 protected area contained by site 30  
Jelonek Przemkowski - PLH020097 Habitats Directive 63 protected area contained by site 63  
Matomickie Tegi - PLH080046 Habitats Directive 993 protected area is adjacent to site 0  
Pienska Dolina Nysy Tużyckiej - PLH020086 Habitats Directive 2,353 protected area overlaps with site 584  
Przygietkowiska koto Gozdnicy - PLH080055 Habitats Directive 1,768 protected area contained by site 1,768  
Uroczyska Borów Dolnoslaskich - PLH020072 Habitats Directive 8,068 protected area contained by site 8,068  
Wilki nad Nysa - PLH080044 Habitats Directive 12,227 protected area contained by site 12,227  
Wrzosowiska Swietoszowsko-Tawszowskie - PLH020063 Habitats Directive 10,142 protected area contained by site 10,142  
Wrzosowisko Przemkowskie - PLH020015 Habitats Directive 6,664 protected area contained by site 6,664  
Zwirownie w Starej Olesznej - PLH020049 Habitats Directive 42 protected area contained by site 42  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest   74%
Artificial - terrestrial   24%
Wetlands (inland)   1%
Other   1%

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lower Silesia Forests. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/09/2014

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