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Czech Republic, Moravian-Silesian Region
18o 1.00' East 49o 40.00' North
A4iii, B2, B3, C3, C4, C6
214 - 308m
Year of IBA assessment
Czech Society for Ornithology
Site description The IBA covers the Odra river flood-plain between Mankovice and Ostrava. Habitats include Quercus and Ulmus riverine forest, alluvial meadows and oxbow lakes. Tributaries, drainage canals and millraces cut the landscape, and five fish-pond systems support reedbeds (Phragmites and Typha). Quercus/Carpinus or Tilia/Acer forest and arable land occur on the river terraces, with human settlements localized on the periphery. The fish-ponds are semi-intensively managed for fish-farming, and ducks are hunted during autumn.
Key Biodiversity The site holds 22,000-25,000 waterbirds on a regular basis during spring passage and the breeding season, and supports a large Larus ridibundus breeding colony. Breeding species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Crex crex (2-12 pairs).
Alluvial and very wet forest; Broadleaved deciduous woodland
Rivers and streams; Standing freshwater; Water fringe vegetation
Artificial - terrestrial
Arable land; Highly improved re-seeded landscapes; Other urban and industrial areas; Perennial crops, orchards and groves; Urban parks and gardens
Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research
Protection statusNational High International Partial8,150 ha of IBA covered by Protected Landscape Area (Poodrí Protected Landscape Area, 8,500 ha). Included within the PLA are 1 National Nature Reserve and 2 Nature Reserves (covering 290 ha in total). 1,500 ha of IBA covered by Ramsar Site (Poodrí, 1,500 ha). Poodri SPA was designed (8063 ha).
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