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Polesie


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
Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca NT breeding 2009 20-25 breeding pairs C1, C6
Common Crane Grus grus LC passage 2006 2,000 individuals C2
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida LC breeding 2006-2009 100-150 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 Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Wrzosowisko w Orzechowie Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 19 protected area contained by site 19
West Polesie UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 139,917 protected area overlaps with site 0
Poleski Park Narodowy Park Narodowy 9,766 protected area overlaps with site 5,586
Poleski Park Krajobrazowy Park Krajobrazowy 5,320 protected area overlaps with site 0
Poleski Obszar Chronionego Krajobrazu Obszar Chronionego Krajobrazu 48,377 protected area overlaps with site 0
Poleski National Park Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 9,762 protected area overlaps with site 5,586
Polesie Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 18,031 protected area overlaps with site 17,560
Park Krajobrazowy Pojezierze Łęczyńskie Park Krajobrazowy 12,025 protected area overlaps with site 0
Ostoja Poleska Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 10,159 protected area overlaps with site 7,684
Jeziora Uściwierskie Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,066 protected area overlaps with site 1,834

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: Polesie. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 13/08/2022.