PL058
Biala 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
European Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus LC breeding 2009 150 breeding pairs C6
Black Woodpecker Dryocopus martius LC breeding 2009 300-350 breeding pairs C6
Woodlark Lullula arborea LC breeding 2009 800 breeding pairs C6
Barred Warbler Curruca nisoria LC breeding 2009 200-250 breeding pairs C6
Tawny Pipit Anthus campestris LC breeding 2009 250-300 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.

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)
2011 not assessed unfavourable not assessed
Was the whole site covered? No State assessed by Population
Accuracy of information good

IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Wielgolas Rezerwat Przyrody 7 protected area contained by site 7
Puszcza Biała Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 83,780 protected area overlaps with site 69,777
Popóawy Nature Reserve 6 protected area contained by site 6
Popławy Rezerwat Przyrody 7 protected area contained by site 0
Ostoja Nadbużańska Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 46,037 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Nadbużański Park Krajobrazowy Park Krajobrazowy 73,670 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Dolina Dolnej Narwi Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 26,528 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Dolina Dolnego Bugu Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 74,310 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Bartnia Rezerwat Przyrody 15 protected area overlaps with site 15
Bagno Pulwy Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 4,112 protected area is adjacent to site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Native coniferous woodland, Mixed woodland, Alluvial and very wet forest -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Rivers and streams, Water fringe vegetation -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Ruderal land -
Grassland -
Other -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
forestry -
hunting -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Biala Forest. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/01/2022.