Upper Nurzec 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 2005-2008 206-229 males C1
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa NT breeding 2005-2006 13-31 breeding pairs C1
Montagu's Harrier Circus pygargus LC breeding 2005-2008 9-18 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)
2011 not assessed near favourable not assessed
Was the whole site covered? No State assessed by Population
Accuracy of information medium

IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Ostoja w Dolinie Górnego Nurca Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 5,524 protected area overlaps with site 2,943
Dolina Górnego Nurca Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 3,995 protected area overlaps with site 3,607


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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Upper Nurzec River Valley. Downloaded from on 26/11/2022.