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Location Poland, lubelskie
Central coordinates 23o 15.00' East  50o 29.00' North
IBA criteria C1, C6
Area 104,700 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
Black Stork Ciconia nigra breeding  2008-2009  13-14 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
European Honey-buzzard Pernis apivorus breeding  2006-2009  130-150 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Lesser Spotted Eagle Clanga pomarina breeding  2006-2009  22-23 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Corncrake Crex crex breeding  2009  130 males only  good  C1  Least Concern 
Ural Owl Strix uralensis breeding  2003-2009  15 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Black Woodpecker Dryocopus martius breeding  2005-2009  250-400 breeding pairs  medium  C6  Least Concern 
Dendrocopos leucotos breeding  2005-2009  30-35 breeding pairs  good  C6  Not Recognised 
Barred Warbler Sylvia nisoria breeding  2008-2009  100-200 breeding pairs  poor  C6  Least Concern 
Collared Flycatcher Ficedula albicollis breeding  2006-2009  1,000-1,200 breeding pairs  medium  C6  Least Concern 
Ficedula parva breeding  2006-2009  600 breeding pairs  medium  C6  Not Recognised 

IBA Monitoring

2009 high favourable low
Population
Medium - based upon reliable but incomplete / partially representative data

Agriculture and aquaculture marine and freshwater aquaculture - subsistence/artisinal aquaculture happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Agriculture and aquaculture wood and pulp plantations (includes afforestation) - small-holder plantations happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Biological resource use hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - intentional use (species being assessed is the target) happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Biological resource use hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - unintentional effects (species is not the target) happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Biological resource use logging & wood harvesting - unintentional effects: large scale happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Energy production and mining renewable energy likely in long term (beyond 4 years) majority/most of area/population (50-90%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Human intrusions and disturbance work and other activities happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Natural system modifications dams & water management/use - dams (size unknown) happening now some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Natural system modifications fire & fire suppression - increase in fire frequency/intensity happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Natural system modifications other ecosystem modifications happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Residential and commercial development housing and urban areas happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Residential and commercial development tourism and recreation areas happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Transportation and service corridors roads and railroads happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Transportation and service corridors utility & service lines happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) slow but significant deterioration high

Forest   0 0 moderate (70-90%) moderate (70-90%) unfavourable
Grassland   0 0 poor (40-69%) poor (40-69%) very unfavourable
Wetlands (inland)   0 0 poor (40-69%) poor (40-69%) very unfavourable

Ciconia nigra Black Stork 10 14 breeding pairs 100 favourable
Pernis apivorus European Honey-buzzard 70 150 breeding pairs 100 favourable
Clanga pomarina Lesser Spotted Eagle 20 23 breeding pairs 100 favourable
Crex crex Corncrake 130 130 males only 100 not assessed
Strix uralensis Ural Owl 15 15 breeding pairs 100 favourable
Dryocopus martius Black Woodpecker 400 400 breeding pairs 100 not assessed
Dendrocopos leucotos 30 35 breeding pairs 100 favourable
Sylvia nisoria Barred Warbler 200 200 breeding pairs 100 not assessed
Ficedula albicollis Collared Flycatcher 1200 1200 breeding pairs 100 not assessed
Ficedula parva 600 600 breeding pairs 100 not assessed

Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation  No management planning has taken place  Some limited conservation initiatives are in place  low 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Roztoczanski PN National Park 8,482 protected area contained by site 8,482  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland   4%
Forest   60%
Wetlands (inland)   2%

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