IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2002

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Corncrake Crex crex LC breeding 2000-2002 100 males A1, C1

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

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IBA Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2010 low favourable low
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by Population
Accuracy of information good

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Natural system modifications other ecosystem modifications happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low

Condition of key/trigger populations (state)
Scientific Common TargetPop ActualPop Units Remaining Result
Crex crex Corncrake 100 150 males 100 favourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation No management plan exists but the management planning process has begun Very little or no conservation action taking place low
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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Údolí Bystřice Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 751 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Smolenská luka Prírodní rezervace (PR) 13 protected area contained by site 0
Smolenska luka Nature Reserve 11 protected area contained by site 11
Libavá Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 32,724 is identical to site 32,724
Libavá Contract Protected Area 10,775 protected area overlaps with site 0
Libavá Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 10,773 protected area overlaps with site 10,774
Horní Odra Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 17 protected area overlaps with site 2


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest -
Grassland -
Wetlands (inland) -
Artificial/Terrestrial -
Shrubland -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
military -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Libava. Downloaded from on 28/03/2023.