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Location Poland, dolnoslaskie
Central coordinates 15o 26.00' East  50o 40.00' North
IBA criteria C6
Area 21,920 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
Black Grouse Tetrao tetrix breeding  2006-2009  36-44 males only  good  C6  Least Concern 
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus breeding  2006-2009  1-2 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Eurasian Pygmy-owl Glaucidium passerinum breeding  2000-2004  36-40 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Alpine Accentor Prunella collaris breeding  2007-2009  8-10 breeding pairs  good    Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Karkonoski PN National Park 5,579 protected area contained by site 5,579  
Karkonosze - PLB020007 Birds Directive 18,578 protected area contained by site 18,578  
Karkonosze - PLH020006 Habitats Directive 18,205 protected area contained by site 18,205  
Krkonose/Karkonosze UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 5,575 protected area contained by site 5,575  
Rudawy Janowickie - PLH020011 Habitats Directive 6,635 protected area is adjacent to site 0  
Stawy Sobieszowskie - PLH020044 Habitats Directive 240 protected area is adjacent to site 0  
Torfowiska Gór Izerskich - PLH020047 Habitats Directive 4,765 protected area is adjacent to site 0  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest   78%
Grassland   6%
Artificial - terrestrial   8%
Wetlands (inland)   6%
Other   2%

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Karkonosze Mountains. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/04/2014

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