Beskid Zywiecki 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
Western Capercaillie Tetrao urogallus LC breeding 2008 21-60 males C6
Corncrake Crex crex LC breeding 2008 164-170 males C1
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos LC breeding 2008 2-3 breeding pairs C6
Picoides tridactylus NR breeding 2008 76-80 breeding pairs C6
Dendrocopos leucotos NR breeding 2008 60-65 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 Monitoring

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

IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Beskid Zywiecki Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 35,276 protected area overlaps with site 33,167
Beskid Zywiecki Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 8,232 protected area overlaps with site 33,167


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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Beskid Zywiecki Mountains. Downloaded from on 01/04/2020.