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Location Poland, lubelskie
Central coordinates 23o 14.00' East  50o 40.00' North
IBA criteria C1
Area 2,001 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  2009  75 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 marine and freshwater aquaculture - subsistence/artisinal aquaculture happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) slow but significant deterioration high
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 problematic native species/diseases - unspecified species happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Natural system modifications dams & water management/use - dams (size unknown) happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Natural system modifications other ecosystem modifications happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) slow but significant 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
Pollution excess energy - noise pollution happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Residential and commercial development housing and urban areas happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) slow but significant deterioration high
Residential and commercial development tourism and recreation areas happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) slow but significant deterioration high
Transportation and service corridors flight paths 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%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Transportation and service corridors utility & service lines happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) slow but significant deterioration high

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

Crex crex Corncrake 75 75 males only 100 favourable

Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation  No management planning has taken place  Substantive conservation measures are being implemented but these are not comprehensive and are limited by resources and capacity  low 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Bródek - PLH060085 Habitats Directive 209 protected area is adjacent to site 0  
Dolina Górnej Tabunki - PLB060013 Birds Directive 1,907 protected area contained by site 1,907  
Doliny Tabunki i Topornicy - PLH060087 Habitats Directive 2,055 protected area overlaps with site 1,036  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest   1%
Grassland   80%
Artificial - terrestrial   6%
Wetlands (inland)   12%
Other   1%

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Upper Labunka River Valley. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/12/2014

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