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Location Poland, malopolskie
Central coordinates 20o 2.00' East  49o 25.00' North
IBA criteria C6
Area 2,415 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
Falco peregrinus breeding  2004-2009  1-2 breeding pairs  good  C6  Not Recognised 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Pieninski PN National Park 2,346 protected area contained by site 2,346  
Pieniny - PLB120008 Birds Directive 2,336 protected area contained by site 2,336  
Pieniny - PLH120013 Habitats Directive 2,335 protected area contained by site 2,335  
Podkowce w Szczawnicy - PLH120037 Habitats Directive 569 protected area is adjacent to site 0  
Srodkowy Dunajec z doptywami - PLH120088 Habitats Directive 756 protected area is adjacent to site 0  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest   71%
Grassland   19%

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Pieniny Mountains. Downloaded from on 02/10/2014

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