Bubnow Marsh This is an IBA in danger! 

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
Common Crane Grus grus LC passage 2009 3,500 individuals C2
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa NT breeding 2005 10 breeding pairs C1
Aquatic Warbler Acrocephalus paludicola VU breeding 2007-2009 169-182 males C1, 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)
2019 very high not assessed not assessed
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information good

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Energy production and mining mining and quarrying happening now whole area/population (>90%) moderate to rapid deterioration very high

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Not assessed Not assessed Not assessed not assessed
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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Poleski Park Narodowy Park Narodowy 9,766 protected area overlaps with site 2,104
Poleski National Park Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 9,762 protected area overlaps with site 1,655
Ostoja Poleska Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 10,159 protected area overlaps with site 2,008
Chełmski Obszar Chronionego Krajobrazu Obszar Chronionego Krajobrazu 37,501 protected area overlaps with site 0
Bagno Bubnów Nature Reserve 1,469 protected area contained by site 1,469
Bagno Bubnów Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 2,188 protected area overlaps with site 1,957


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest -
Grassland Steppes and dry calcareous grassland, Humid grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Water fringe vegetation, Fens, transition mires and springs -
Artificial/Terrestrial -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Bubnow Marsh. Downloaded from on 09/12/2022.