IBA criteria met: A4iii, B2, B3, C3, C4, C6 (2002)
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Area: 8,042 ha
|IBA conservation status|
|Year of assessment (most recent)||Threat (pressure)||Condition (state)||Action (response)|
|2010||not assessed||very unfavourable||not assessed|
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Site description (baseline)
The IBA covers the Odra river flood-plain between Mankovice and Ostrava. Habitats include Quercus and Ulmus riverine forest, alluvial meadows and oxbow lakes. Tributaries, drainage canals and millraces cut the landscape, and five fish-pond systems support reedbeds (Phragmites and Typha). Quercus/Carpinus or Tilia/Acer forest and arable land occur on the river terraces, with human settlements localized on the periphery. The fish-ponds are semi-intensively managed for fish-farming, and ducks are hunted during autumn.
The site holds 22,000-25,000 waterbirds on a regular basis during spring passage and the breeding season, and supports a large Larus ridibundus breeding colony. Breeding species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Crex crex (2-12 pairs).
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Poodri. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/2937 on 03/06/2023.