Solska Forest

Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
The site is covered by large expanses of forest, mainly coniferous and dominated by pine Pinus and fir Abies. There are many fish-ponds, mainly in the area of Ruda Ró¿aniecka village, and wet areas of Pinus forest with bilberry Vaccinium and small reed-grass Calamagrostis.

Key biodiversity
Breeding species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Haliaeetus albicilla (one pair).

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Fish-farming involves the cutting of grass and sedge during the breeding season, which disturbs nesting birds.

Protected areas
National High International None28,980 ha of IBA covered by Landscape Park (Puszcza Solska, 28,980 ha).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Solska Forest. Downloaded from on 08/08/2022.