IBA criteria met: C1, C6 (2010)
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Area: 107,800 ha
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Site description (baseline)
The site covers part of the Western Bieszczady range, the only part of the Eastern Carpathians lying within Poland. The lowest part of the site is mainly deforested, above which is subalpine forest (covering 84% of the site), dominated mainly by beech Fagus. Above that are extensive alpine meadows and Vaccinium heath, with alder Alnus shrubs.
A total of 161 species have been recorded. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Aquila clanga (1-2 non-breeding birds).
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Bieszczady Mountains. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/942 on 29/05/2023.