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Location Poland, malopolskie,slaskie
Central coordinates 19o 8.00' East  50o 0.00' North
IBA criteria C6
Area 2,465 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
Black-crowned Night-heron Nycticorax nycticorax breeding  2008  226 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Mediterranean Gull Larus melanocephalus breeding  2007-2008  3-9 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida breeding  2004-2008  215 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Stawy w Brzeszczach - PLB120009 Birds Directive 3,066 protected area overlaps with site 1,876  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest   3%
Grassland   35%
Wetlands (inland)   24%

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Brzeszcze ponds. Downloaded from on 26/07/2014

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