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Location Poland, lubelskie
Central coordinates 23o 35.00' East  50o 29.00' North
IBA criteria C1, C6
Area 6,736 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  2004-2009  160-200 males only  good  C1  Least Concern 
Syrian Woodpecker Dendrocopos syriacus breeding  2004-2009  25-35 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Dobużek - PLH060039 Habitats Directive 199 protected area overlaps with site 156  
Zlewnia Górnej Huczwy - PLB060017 Birds Directive 6,505 protected area overlaps with site 6,059  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland   50%
Artificial - terrestrial   42%
Wetlands (inland)   6%
Other   2%

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Upper Huczwa River Catchment. Downloaded from on 26/10/2014

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