PL163
Sandomierz Forest


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 2004-2009 60 males C6
Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca NT breeding 2004-2009 10-20 breeding pairs C1, C6
European Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus LC breeding 2004-2009 100-150 breeding pairs C6
Corncrake Crex crex LC breeding 2004-2009 200-300 males C1, C6
Black Stork Ciconia nigra LC breeding 2004-2009 20-30 breeding pairs C6
White Stork Ciconia ciconia LC breeding 2004-2009 200-220 breeding pairs C6
White-tailed Sea-eagle Haliaeetus albicilla LC breeding 2004-2009 5-10 breeding pairs C6
European Roller Coracias garrulus LC breeding 2004-2009 10-20 breeding pairs C1, C6
Grey-faced Woodpecker Picus canus LC breeding 2004-2009 40-60 breeding pairs C6
Syrian Woodpecker Dendrocopos syriacus LC breeding 2004-2009 20-30 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.

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IBA Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2008 very high not assessed low
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by Population
Accuracy of information medium

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Agricultural expansion and intensification annual & perennial non-timber crops - small-holder farming happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Agricultural expansion and intensification annual & perennial non-timber crops - small-holder farming past (and unlikely to return) and no longer limiting small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Agricultural expansion and intensification livestock farming and ranching (includes forest grazing) - small-holder grazing, ranching or farming past (and unlikely to return) and no longer limiting small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Agricultural expansion and intensification marine and freshwater aquaculture - subsistence/artisinal aquaculture happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Agricultural expansion and intensification wood and pulp plantations (includes afforestation) - small-holder plantations past (and unlikely to return) and no longer limiting small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Biological resource use gathering terrestrial plants - unintentional effects (species being assessed is not the target) past (and unlikely to return) and no longer limiting small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Biological resource use hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - intentional use (species being assessed is the target) happening now some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Natural system modifications dams & water management/use - dams (size unknown) happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) very rapid to severe deterioration very high
Natural system modifications fire & fire suppression - increase in fire frequency/intensity past (and unlikely to return) and no longer limiting small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Natural system modifications other ecosystem modifications happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Pollution domestic & urban waste water - type unknown/unrecorded happening now some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Residential and commercial development housing and urban areas happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) very rapid to severe deterioration low

Condition of key/trigger populations (state)
Scientific Common TargetPop ActualPop Units Remaining Result
Coracias garrulus European Roller 21 21 breeding pairs 100 not assessed

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Some of site covered (10-49%) No management planning has taken place Substantive conservation measures are being implemented but these are not comprehensive and are limited by resources and capacity low
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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Zabłocie Rezerwat Przyrody 538 protected area contained by site 0
Sokołowsko-Wilczowolski Obszar Chronionego Krajobrazu Obszar Chronionego Krajobrazu 24,276 protected area overlaps with site 0
Puszcza Sandomierska Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 129,116 is identical to site 0
Pateraki Rezerwat Przyrody 61 protected area contained by site 0
Mielecko-Kolbuszowsko-Głogowski Obszar Chronionego Krajobrazu Obszar Chronionego Krajobrazu 49,706 protected area overlaps with site 0
Jaźwiana Góra Rezerwat Przyrody 4 protected area contained by site 0
Enklawy Puszczy Sandomierskiej Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 7,952 protected area overlaps with site 0


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Sandomierz Forest. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/08/2022.