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Location Poland, wielkopolskie
Central coordinates 17o 16.00' East  52o 36.00' North
IBA criteria C3, C4
Area 981 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
Bean Goose Anser fabalis passage  2008-2009  15,000-18,000 individuals  good  C3  Least Concern 
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons passage  2008-2009  10,000-12,000 individuals  good  C3  Least Concern 
A4iii Species group - waterbirds passage  2001-2009  35,000 individuals  good  C4   


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland   45%
Artificial - terrestrial   43%
Other   1%
Wetlands (inland)   11%

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Mala Welna River Valley. Downloaded from on 23/10/2016

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