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Location Poland, lódzkie,mazowieckie
Central coordinates 20o 19.00' East  51o 31.00' North
IBA criteria C1, C6
Area 35,280 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
Corncrake Crex crex breeding  1987-2000  50-100 males only  C1  Least Concern 
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa breeding  2008  50 breeding pairs  good  C1  Near Threatened 
Little Tern Sternula albifrons breeding  1987-2000  15-25 breeding pairs  C6  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Dolina Dolnej Pilicy - PLH140016 Habitats Directive 31,822 protected area overlaps with site 28,385  
Dolina Pilicy - PLB140003 Birds Directive 35,356 protected area overlaps with site 33,280  
Dolina Srodkowej Wisty - PLB140004 Birds Directive 30,778 protected area is adjacent to site 0  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest   32%
Grassland   35%
Artificial - terrestrial   29%
Wetlands (inland)   3%
Other   1%

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2015) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Pilica River Valley. Downloaded from on 06/05/2015

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