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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

Agricultural expansion and intensification marine and freshwater aquaculture - subsistence/artisinal aquaculture happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Agricultural expansion and intensification wood and pulp plantations (includes afforestation) - small-holder plantations happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
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 other ecosystem modifications happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Over-exploitation, persecution and control of species direct mortality of trigger species - hunting and trapping 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)  
Debry - PLH060003 Habitats Directive 180 protected area contained by site 180  
Dolina Sotokiji - PLB060021 Birds Directive 13,668 protected area is adjacent to site 0  
Doliny Tabunki i Topornicy - PLH060087 Habitats Directive 2,055 protected area overlaps with site 922  
Horyniec - PLH180017 Habitats Directive 11,633 protected area overlaps with site 8,286  
Hubale - PLH060008 Habitats Directive 34 protected area contained by site 34  
Katy - PLH060010 Habitats Directive 24 protected area contained by site 24  
Minokat - PLH060089 Habitats Directive 178 protected area contained by site 178  
Niedzieliski Las - PLH060092 Habitats Directive 267 protected area overlaps with site 98  
Puszcza Solska - PLB060008 Birds Directive 79,349 protected area is adjacent to site 0  
Roztoczanski PN National Park 8,482 protected area contained by site 8,482  
Roztocze - PLB060012 Birds Directive 103,503 is identical to site 101,644  
Roztocze Srodkowe - PLH060017 Habitats Directive 8,473 protected area contained by site 8,473  
Swiety Roch - PLH060022 Habitats Directive 202 protected area contained by site 202  
Sztolnie w Senderkach - PLH060020 Habitats Directive 81 protected area contained by site 81  
Uroczyska Lasów Adamowskich - PLH060094 Habitats Directive 1,101 protected area contained by site 1,101  
Uroczyska Puszczy Solskiej - PLH060034 Habitats Directive 34,672 protected area is adjacent to site 0  
Uroczyska Roztocza Wschodniego - PLH060093 Habitats Directive 5,810 protected area contained by site 5,810  
Zarosle - PLH060028 Habitats Directive 392 protected area contained by site 392  

Habitats

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

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