Pilica River Valley

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2010

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 1987-2000 50-100 males C1
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa NT breeding 2008 50 breeding pairs C1
Little Tern Sternula albifrons LC breeding 1987-2000 15-25 breeding pairs C6

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.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here

IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Tomczyce Rezerwat Przyrody 58 protected area overlaps with site 0
Spalski Park Krajobrazowy Park Krajobrazowy 13,013 protected area overlaps with site 0
Sokół Rezerwat Przyrody 440 protected area contained by site 0
Majdan Rezerwat Przyrody 49 protected area contained by site 0
Dolina Środkowej Wisły Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 30,778 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Dolina rzeki Pilicy i Drzewiczki Obszar Chronionego Krajobrazu 64,062 protected area overlaps with site 0
Dolina Pilicy Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 35,356 protected area overlaps with site 33,280
Dolina Dolnej Pilicy Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 31,822 protected area overlaps with site 28,385


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest -
Grassland -
Artificial/Terrestrial -
Wetlands (inland) -
Other -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Pilica River Valley. Downloaded from on 09/08/2022.