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Location Poland, malopolskie
Central coordinates 19o 41.00' East  49o 23.00' North
IBA criteria C1, C6
Area 7,944 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
Black Grouse Lyrurus tetrix breeding  2004-2007  110-130 males only  good  C6  Least Concern 
Corncrake Crex crex breeding  2005-2006  95-140 males only  medium  C1  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Czarna Orawa - PLH120002 Habitats Directive 184 protected area is adjacent to site 0  
Torfowiska Orawsko-Nowotarskie - PLB120007 Birds Directive 8,218 protected area overlaps with site 6,632  
Torfowiska Orawsko-Nowotarskie - PLH120016 Habitats Directive 8,256 protected area overlaps with site 6,626  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest   51%
Grassland   7%
Artificial - terrestrial   12%
Wetlands (inland)   29%
Other   1%

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2015) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Orawa and Nowy Targ Bogs. Downloaded from on 21/04/2015

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