Przemysl Plateau

Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
A varied area of foothills, mainly covered with broadleaved forest of beech Fagus and hornbeam Carpinus and mixed forest of fir Abies and oak Quercus. In valley-bottoms there is riverside forest and scrub of alder Alnus. Open areas comprise fields and meadows with dry grassland. Some of the area used to be state farms, but has been abandoned and is now used by hunters.

Key biodiversity
A total of 112 breeding species (and five probable breeders) have been recorded.

Protected areas
National High International None3 ha of IBA covered by Nature Reserve (Brzoza Czarna w Reczpolu, 3 ha). 138 ha of IBA covered by Nature Reserve (Krêpak, 138 ha). 61,862 ha of IBA covered by Landscape Park (Pogórza Przemyskiego, 61,862 ha).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Przemysl Plateau. Downloaded from on 11/04/2021.