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Omulew and Plodownica Rivers Valleys


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
European Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus LC breeding 2008 100 breeding pairs C6
Corncrake Crex crex LC breeding 2008 196-215 males C1
Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata NT breeding 2008 46-56 breeding pairs C1
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa NT breeding 2008 26 breeding pairs C1
European Roller Coracias garrulus LC breeding 2008 5-6 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)
2010 very high favourable low
Was the whole site covered? No 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 some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Agricultural expansion and intensification livestock farming and ranching (includes forest grazing) - small-holder grazing, ranching or farming happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Invasive and other problematic species and genes problematic native species/diseases - unspecified species happening now whole area/population (>90%) moderate to rapid deterioration very high
Natural system modifications dams & water management/use - dams (size unknown) happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Natural system modifications other ecosystem modifications likely in short term (within 4 years) some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium

Condition of key/trigger populations (state)
Scientific Common TargetPop ActualPop Units Remaining Result
Coracias garrulus European Roller 5 5 breeding pairs 100 favourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation No management plan exists but the management planning process has begun Very little or no conservation action taking place low
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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Puszcza Napiwodzko-Ramucka Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 116,605 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Doliny Omulwi i Płodownicy Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 34,387 protected area overlaps with site 34,387
Dolina Dolnej Narwi Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 26,528 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Bory Chrobotkowe Karaska Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,125 protected area overlaps with site 0
Bory bagienne i torfowiska Karaska Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 559 protected area overlaps with site 92

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest -
Grassland Steppes and dry calcareous grassland, Mesophile grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams, Water fringe vegetation, Fens, transition mires and springs -
Artificial/Terrestrial Highly improved re-seeded landscapes, Ruderal land -
Other -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
not utilised -
hunting -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Omulew and Plodownica Rivers Valleys. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 04/12/2022.