PL063
Lower Notec River Valley


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
Corncrake Crex crex LC breeding 1995-2002 50-80 males C1
Spotted Crake Porzana porzana LC breeding 1995-2003 30-50 males C6
Black Tern Chlidonias niger LC breeding 1995-2002 60-100 breeding pairs C6
Bluethroat Cyanecula svecica LC breeding 2004-2009 25-28 breeding pairs C6
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a passage 2004-2009 20,000 individuals C4

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)
2008 medium unfavourable low
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by Habitat
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 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
Natural system modifications fire & fire suppression - increase in fire frequency/intensity happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Natural system modifications other ecosystem modifications happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium

Condition of habitat (state)
Habitat Habitat Detail Reference Area (ha) Actual Area (ha) % of habitat remaining % of carrying capacity (overall) Result
Grassland 0 0 moderate (70-90%) moderate (70-90%) unfavourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Most of site (50-90%) covered (including the most critical parts for important bird species) No management planning has taken place 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)
Ujście Noteci Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 3,995 protected area overlaps with site 3,736
Santockie Zakole Rezerwat Przyrody 456 protected area contained by site 0
Puszcza Notecka Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 178,256 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Puszcza Drawska Obszar Chronionego Krajobrazu 46,400 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Obszar Chronionego Krajobrazu Pojezierze Puszczy Noteckiej Obszar Chronionego Krajobrazu 10,994 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Jeziora Gościmskie Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,996 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Dolina Warty i Dolnej Noteci Obszar Chronionego Krajobrazu 31,766 protected area overlaps with site 0
Dolina Dolnej Noteci Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 24,944 protected area contains site 24,320

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest -
Grassland -
Artificial/Terrestrial -
Wetlands (inland) -
Other -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lower Notec River Valley. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/01/2022.