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Location Poland, malopolskie
Central coordinates 19o 19.00' East  49o 56.00' North
IBA criteria C6
Area 5,855 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
Ixobrychus minutus breeding  2007-2009  30 breeding pairs  good  C6  Not Recognised 
Black-crowned Night-heron Nycticorax nycticorax breeding  2007-2009  280 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida breeding  2007-2009  400-524 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Dolina Dolnej Skawy - PLB120005 Birds Directive 7,082 protected area overlaps with site 4,168  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest   6%
Grassland   17%
Artificial - terrestrial   49%
Wetlands (inland)   22%
Other   6%

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lower Skawa River Valley. Downloaded from on 01/10/2014

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