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Location Poland, lubelskie
Central coordinates 23o 35.00' East  50o 24.00' North
IBA criteria C6
Area 2,721 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
Great Snipe Gallinago media breeding  2005-2009  4-10 males only  good  C6  Near Threatened 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Dolina Szyszty - PLB060018 Birds Directive 2,557 protected area overlaps with site 2,381  
Dolina Szyszty - PLH060042 Habitats Directive 981 protected area overlaps with site 877  
Tarnoszyn - PLH060100 Habitats Directive 368 protected area overlaps with site 171  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest   20%
Grassland   60%
Artificial - terrestrial   2%
Wetlands (inland)   17%
Other   1%

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Szyszla River Valley. Downloaded from on 22/08/2014

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