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Location Poland, warminsko-mazurskie
Central coordinates 22o 1.00' East  53o 43.00' North
IBA criteria C2, C6
Area 21,330 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
Black Grouse Lyrurus tetrix breeding  2009  39-41 males only  good  C6  Least Concern 
Common Crane Grus grus passage  2007-2009  3,000 individuals  good  C2  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Ostoja Poligon Orzysz - PLB280014 Birds Directive 21,208 is identical to site 21,068  
Puszcza Piska - PLB280008 Birds Directive 172,802 protected area is adjacent to site 0  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest   65%
Grassland   20%
Artificial - terrestrial   7%
Wetlands (inland)   7%
Other   1%

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2015) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Orzysz Military Area. Downloaded from on 26/04/2015

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