Middle Notec 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
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus LC passage 2004-2009 650-700 individuals C2
Tundra Swan Cygnus columbianus LC passage 2004-2009 550-600 individuals C2
Bean Goose Anser fabalis LC passage 2004-2009 10,000 individuals C3
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons LC passage 2004-2009 12,000 individuals C3
Corncrake Crex crex LC breeding 2009 122 males C1
Common Crane Grus grus LC passage 2004-2009 6,650 individuals C2
Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata NT breeding 2009 10 breeding pairs C1
Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata NT passage 2004-2009 60 individuals C1
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa NT breeding 2007-2009 11-16 breeding pairs C1
Bluethroat Cyanecula svecica LC breeding 2009 250-280 breeding pairs C6
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a passage 2004-2009 28,000-35,000 individuals C4

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 Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2011 not assessed favourable not assessed
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by Population
Accuracy of information good

IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Równina Szubińsko-Łabiszyńska Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,826 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Puszcza nad Gwdą Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 77,679 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Nadnotecki Obszar Chronionego Krajobrazu 2,888 protected area overlaps with site 0
Łąki Ślesińskie Rezerwat Przyrody 44 protected area contained by site 0
Dolina Środkowej Noteci i Kanału Bydgoskiego Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 32,672 protected area overlaps with site 32,672
Dolina Noteci Obszar Chronionego Krajobrazu 71,521 protected area overlaps with site 0
Dolina Noteci Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 50,532 protected area overlaps with site 30,215
Borek Rezerwat Przyrody 132 protected area overlaps with site 0


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: Middle Notec River Valley. Downloaded from on 06/12/2022.