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Location Poland, podkarpackie
Central coordinates 21o 19.00' East  49o 18.00' North
IBA criteria C1, C6
Area 85,550 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
Hazel Grouse Bonasa bonasia breeding  2004-2009  400-450 breeding pairs  medium  C6  Least Concern 
Black Stork Ciconia nigra breeding  2004-2009  30-40 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Lesser Spotted Eagle Aquila pomarina breeding  2004-2009  160-180 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos breeding  2004-2009  6 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Corncrake Crex crex breeding  2004-2009  300-400 males only  medium  C1, C6  Least Concern 
Ural Owl Strix uralensis breeding  2004-2009  370-420 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis breeding  2004-2009  70-80 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
White-backed Woodpecker Dendrocopos leucotos breeding  2004-2009  300-350 breeding pairs  medium  C6  Least Concern 
Eurasian Three-toed Woodpecker Picoides tridactylus breeding  2004-2009  35-45 breeding pairs  medium  C6  Least Concern 
Grey-faced Woodpecker Picus canus breeding  2004-2009  130-160 breeding pairs  medium  C6  Least Concern 
Collared Flycatcher Ficedula albicollis breeding  2004-2009  1,400-1,800 breeding pairs  medium  C6  Least Concern 
Ficedula parva breeding  2004-2009  1,200-1,800 breeding pairs  medium  C6  Not Recognised 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Beskid Niski - PLB180002 Birds Directive 151,967 protected area contains site 85,550  
Dorzecze Górnego Sanu - PLH180021 Habitats Directive 1,579 protected area is adjacent to site 0  
Jasiotka - PLH180011 Habitats Directive 687 protected area overlaps with site 226  
Kosciót w Skalniku - PLH180037 Habitats Directive 351 protected area contained by site 351  
Magurski PN National Park 19,439 protected area overlaps with site 16,582  
Ostoja Jasliska - PLH180014 Habitats Directive 29,287 protected area contained by site 29,287  
Ostoja Magurska - PLH180001 Habitats Directive 20,084 protected area overlaps with site 17,822  
Osuwiska w Lipowicy - PLH180044 Habitats Directive 14 protected area contained by site 14  
Rymanów - PLH180016 Habitats Directive 5,241 protected area overlaps with site 3,345  
Trzciana - PLH180018 Habitats Directive 2,286 protected area overlaps with site 2,149  
Tysa Góra - PLH180015 Habitats Directive 2,744 protected area contained by site 2,744  
Wistoka z doptywami - PLH180052 Habitats Directive 2,653 protected area overlaps with site 157  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest   75%
Grassland   14%
Artificial - terrestrial   10%
Other   1%

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Beskid Niski Mountains. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/07/2014

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