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Karkonosze Mountains


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
Black Grouse Lyrurus tetrix LC breeding 2006-2009 36-44 males C6
Eurasian Pygmy-owl Glaucidium passerinum LC breeding 2000-2004 36-40 breeding pairs C6
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus LC breeding 2006-2009 1-2 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)
Torfowiska Gór Izerskich Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 4,765 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Stawy Sobieszowskie Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 240 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Rudawy Janowickie Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 6,635 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Rudawski Park Krajobrazowy Park Krajobrazowy 15,631 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Krkonose/Karkonosze UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 5,575 protected area overlaps with site 5,575
Karkonosze Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 18,205 protected area overlaps with site 18,205
Karkonosze Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 18,578 protected area overlaps with site 18,578
Karkonoski Park Narodowy Park Narodowy 5,954 protected area overlaps with site 5,579
Góry Izerskie Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 20,347 protected area is adjacent to site 0

Habitats

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: Karkonosze Mountains. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/08/2022.