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Location Poland, warminsko-mazurskie
Central coordinates 21o 57.00' East  54o 17.00' North
IBA criteria C1, C2
Area 12,610 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  2008  80 males only  medium  C1  Least Concern 
Common Crane Grus grus passage  2006  2,000-3,000 individuals  unknown  C2  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Lasy Skaliskie - PLB280011 Birds Directive 12,645 is identical to site 12,610  
Niecka Skaliska - PLH280049 Habitats Directive 11,386 protected area overlaps with site 10,452  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest   43%
Grassland   12%
Artificial - terrestrial   43%
Wetlands (inland)   2%

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2015) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Skaliskie Forest. Downloaded from on 07/05/2015

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