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Location Poland, wielkopolskie
Central coordinates 17o 18.00' East  51o 35.00' North
IBA criteria C6
Area 34,670 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
Middle Spotted Woodpecker Leiopicus medius breeding  2003-2009  480 breeding pairs  medium  C6  Least Concern 

IBA Monitoring

2010 high favourable low
Medium - based upon reliable but incomplete / partially representative data

Climate change and severe weather drought happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) slow but significant deterioration high
Natural system modifications dams & water management/use - dams (size unknown) happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) slow but significant deterioration high
No known threats no known threats happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low

Forest   6250 6250 100 moderate (70-90%) near favourable

Leiopicus medius Middle Spotted Woodpecker 390 398 breeding pairs 100 favourable

Most of site (50-90%) covered (including the most critical parts for important bird species)  No management plan exists but the management planning process has begun  Very little or no conservation action taking place  low 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest   41%
Grassland   5%
Artificial - terrestrial   54%

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Krotoszyn Oak Forest. Downloaded from on 24/10/2016

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