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Niepolomice 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
Ural Owl Strix uralensis LC breeding 2008 21-30 breeding pairs C6
Middle Spotted Woodpecker Leiopicus medius LC breeding 2007-2008 150-210 breeding pairs C6
Collared Flycatcher Ficedula albicollis LC breeding 2003-2009 430-820 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)
2008 high very 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%) very rapid to severe deterioration high
Energy production and mining mining and quarrying likely in short term (within 4 years) 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
Pollution garbage & solid waste happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Residential and commercial development housing and urban areas happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Transportation and service corridors roads and railroads likely in short term (within 4 years) 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
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland 0 0 good (> 90%) moderate (70-90%) near favourable
Forest Native coniferous woodland 0 0 good (> 90%) moderate (70-90%) near favourable
Grassland 0 0 poor (40-69%) moderate (70-90%) very unfavourable

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)
Wiślisko Kobyle Rezerwat Przyrody 7 protected area overlaps with site 0
Wiolisko Kobyle Nature Reserve 7 protected area contained by site 7
Torfowisko Wielkie Błoto Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 348 protected area contained by site 348
Rezerwat hodowlany ÿubra nizinnego Nature Reserve 150 protected area contained by site 150
Puszcza Niepołomicka Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 11,762 protected area overlaps with site 11,762
Lipówka Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 25 protected area contained by site 25
Lipówka Rezerwat Przyrody 25 protected area contained by site 25
Koło Grobli Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 600 protected area overlaps with site 334
Kolo w Puszczy Niepolomickiej Nature Reserve 3 protected area contained by site 3
Gibiel Rezerwat Przyrody 29 protected area contained by site 29
Dóugosz Królewski Nature Reserve 25 protected area contained by site 25
Długosz Królewski Rezerwat Przyrody 25 protected area contained by site 0
Dębina Rezerwat Przyrody 12 protected area contained by site 13
Dębina Rezerwat Przyrody 12 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Native coniferous woodland, Mixed woodland, Alluvial and very wet forest -
Grassland Humid grasslands, Mesophile grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams -
Artificial/Terrestrial -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry -
agriculture -
hunting -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Niepolomice forest. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 12/08/2022.