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Location Poland, warminsko-mazurskie
Central coordinates 20o 50.00' East  54o 17.00' North
IBA criteria C1, C6
Area 141,500 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
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus breeding  2007-2009  2-3 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Black Stork Ciconia nigra breeding  2004-2009  15-20 breeding pairs  unknown  C6  Least Concern 
White Stork Ciconia ciconia breeding  2008-2009  800-900 breeding pairs  unknown  C6  Least Concern 
White-tailed Eagle Haliaeetus albicilla breeding  2004-2009  4-7 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Western Marsh-harrier Circus aeruginosus breeding  2004-2009  60-80 breeding pairs  poor  C6  Least Concern 
Montagu's Harrier Circus pygargus breeding  2004-2009  15-30 breeding pairs  poor  C6  Least Concern 
Lesser Spotted Eagle Aquila pomarina breeding  2004-2009  90-110 breeding pairs  medium  C6  Least Concern 
Corncrake Crex crex breeding  2009  600-800 males only  medium  C1, C6  Least Concern 
Common Crane Grus grus breeding  2004-2009  300-400 breeding pairs  poor  C6  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Bienkowo - PLH280009 Habitats Directive 123 protected area contained by site 123  
Jezioro Oswin i okolice - PLB280004 Birds Directive 2,516 protected area is adjacent to site 0  
Ostoja nad Oswinem - PLH280044 Habitats Directive 3,357 protected area overlaps with site 852  
Ostoja Warminska - PLB280015 Birds Directive 142,016 protected area overlaps with site 133,349  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest   20%
Grassland   9%
Artificial - terrestrial   69%
Wetlands (inland)   2%

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Warmia Site. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/07/2014

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