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Stolowe Mountains


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 2000-2003 64-70 males C1
Black Stork Ciconia nigra LC breeding 2004-2009 11-14 breeding pairs C6
Eurasian Pygmy-owl Glaucidium passerinum LC breeding 2004-2009 35-40 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 Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2010 high near favourable 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 majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Biological resource use logging & wood harvesting - unintentional effects: large scale happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Energy production and mining mining and quarrying happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Human intrusions and disturbance recreational activities happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Human intrusions and disturbance work and other activities happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) slow but significant deterioration high
Pollution air-borne pollutants - acid rain happening now some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Residential and commercial development commercial and industrial development happening now some of area/population (10-49%) very rapid to severe deterioration high
Residential and commercial development housing and urban areas happening now some of area/population (10-49%) very rapid to severe deterioration high
Transportation and service corridors roads and railroads happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low

Condition of habitat (state)
Habitat Habitat Detail Reference Area (ha) Actual Area (ha) % of habitat remaining % of carrying capacity (overall) Result
Forest 13000 13000 - moderate (70-90%) unfavourable
Grassland 3200 3200 - moderate (70-90%) unfavourable
Other 200 200 - good (> 90%) near favourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Some of site covered (10-49%) No management plan exists but the management planning process has begun Substantive conservation measures are being implemented but these are not comprehensive and are limited by resources and capacity low
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Park Narodowy Gór Stołowych Park Narodowy 6,334 protected area contained by site 0
Grodczyn i Homole koło Dusznik Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 288 protected area contained by site 288
Góry Stołowe Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 10,984 protected area contained by site 10,984
Góry Stołowe Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 19,817 protected area contained by site 19,817
Góry Orlickie Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,798 protected area overlaps with site 1,130
Góry Bystrzyckie i Orlickie Obszar Chronionego Krajobrazu 23,064 protected area is adjacent to site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest -
Grassland -
Artificial/Terrestrial -
Wetlands (inland) -
Other -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Stolowe Mountains. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/09/2020.