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Location Poland, mazowieckie
Central coordinates 21o 34.00' East  53o 5.00' North
IBA criteria C1, C6
Area 26,970 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
Corncrake Crex crex breeding  2008-2009  70-90 males only  poor  C1  Least Concern 
Great Snipe Gallinago media breeding  2004-2009  1-10 males only  poor  C6  Near Threatened 
Black Tern Chlidonias niger breeding  2008-2009  80-120 breeding pairs  poor  C6  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Dolina Dolnej Narwi - PLB140014 Birds Directive 26,528 protected area overlaps with site 24,673  
Przelomowa Dolina Narwi - PLC200003 Birds Directive 0 protected area overlaps with site 5,464  
Puszcza Biata - PLB140007 Birds Directive 83,780 protected area is adjacent to site 0  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest   18%
Grassland   39%
Wetlands (inland)   5%

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2015) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lower Narew River Valley. Downloaded from on 29/03/2015

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