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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 

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 (2015) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lower Silesia Forests. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 03/06/2015

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