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Location Poland, lubelskie
Central coordinates 23o 25.00' East  50o 18.00' North
IBA criteria C1
Area 14,180 ha
Altitude
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  2007-2009  97-100 males only  good  C1  Least Concern 

IBA Monitoring

2009 high very unfavourable low
Habitat
Medium - based upon reliable but incomplete / partially representative data

Agricultural expansion and intensification annual & perennial non-timber crops - small-holder farming happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Agricultural expansion and intensification annual & perennial non-timber crops - small-holder farming happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Agricultural expansion and intensification marine and freshwater aquaculture - subsistence/artisinal aquaculture happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Energy production and mining renewable energy likely in long term (beyond 4 years) majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration medium
Human intrusions and disturbance work and other activities happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Invasive and other problematic species and genes invasive non-native/alien species/diseases - unspecified species happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Invasive and other problematic species and genes problematic native species/diseases - unspecified species happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) slow but significant deterioration high
Natural system modifications dams & water management/use - dams (size unknown) happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) slow but significant deterioration high
Natural system modifications other ecosystem modifications happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
No known threats no known threats happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Over-exploitation, persecution and control of species hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - intentional use (species being assessed is the target) happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Pollution agricultural & forestry effluents - type unknown/unrecorded happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Residential and commercial development housing and urban areas happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Transportation and service corridors roads and railroads happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Transportation and service corridors utility & service lines happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium

Forest   0 0 moderate (70-90%) moderate (70-90%) unfavourable
Grassland   0 0 poor (40-69%) poor (40-69%) very unfavourable
Wetlands (inland)   0 0 moderate (70-90%) poor (40-69%) very unfavourable

Crex crex Corncrake 50 100 males only 100 favourable

Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation  No management planning has taken place  Very little or no conservation action taking place  low 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Dolina Sotokiji - PLB060021 Birds Directive 13,668 protected area contained by site 13,668  
Roztocze - PLB060012 Birds Directive 103,503 protected area is adjacent to site 0  
Zurawce - PLH060029 Habitats Directive 30 protected area overlaps with site 28  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest   27%
Grassland   30%
Artificial - terrestrial   35%
Wetlands (inland)   6%
Other   2%

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2015) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Solokija River Valley. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/04/2015

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