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Beskid Zywiecki Mountains


IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2010 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met
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
Three-toed Woodpecker Picoides tridactylus LC breeding 2008 76-80 breeding pairs C6
White-backed Woodpecker Dendrocopos leucotos LC breeding 2008 60-65 breeding pairs C6

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2010).


IBA Conservation

IBA conservation assessment
Year of assessment (most recent) State (condition) Pressure (threat) Response (action)
2011 very unfavourable not assessed not assessed
Was the whole site assessed? State assessed by Accuracy of information
yes population good

State (condition of the trigger species' populations)
Scientific name Common name Reference population Actual population Units % of population remaining Result
Aquila chrysaetos Golden Eagle 3 1 breeding pairs 34 very unfavourable

Response (conservation actions taken for the trigger species and/or their habitats)
Protected-area designation Management planning Other conservation action Result
Not assessed Not assessed Not assessed not assessed
For more information about IBA conservation status, please click here

IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Żywiecki Park Krajobrazowy Park Krajobrazowy 35,853 protected area overlaps with site 0
Śrubita Rezerwat Przyrody 25 protected area contained by site 0
Romanka Rezerwat Przyrody 124 protected area contained by site 0
Pod Rysianką Rezerwat Przyrody 27 protected area contained by site 0
Pilsko Rezerwat Przyrody 105 protected area overlaps with site 0
Oszast Rezerwat Przyrody 45 protected area overlaps with site 0
Muńcoł Rezerwat Przyrody 45 protected area contained by site 0
Lipowska Rezerwat Przyrody 62 protected area contained by site 0
Gawroniec Rezerwat Przyrody 24 protected area contained by site 0
Dziobaki Rezerwat Przyrody 13 protected area contained by site 0
Butorza Rezerwat Przyrody 31 protected area contained by site 0
Beskid Żywiecki Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 35,276 protected area overlaps with site 33,167
Beskid Żywiecki Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 34,989 protected area overlaps with site 33,167

Habitats

Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest -
Artificial/Terrestrial -
Grassland -
Other -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Beskid Zywiecki Mountains. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/beskid-zywiecki-mountains-iba-poland on 28/02/2024.