Škocjan Bay


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2011

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Common Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus LC breeding 2007-2010 10-17 breeding pairs C6
Little Egret Egretta garzetta LC passage 2001-2010 40-180 individuals C6
Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus LC breeding 2010-2011 10-20 breeding pairs C6
Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata NT winter 2001-2010 20-50 individuals A1, C1
Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata NT passage 2001-2010 40-120 individuals A1, C1
Common Tern Sterna hirundo LC breeding 2009-2010 15-20 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 Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Škocjanski zatok Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 123 protected area contained by site 115
Škocjanski zatok Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 123 protected area contained by site 114
Škocjanski zatok naravni rezervat 123 protected area contained by site 0
Škocjanski zatok ekološko pomembno območje 123 protected area contained by site 120
Škocjanski zatok posebno varstveno območje 123 protected area contained by site 120
Škocjanski zatok posebno varstveno območje 123 protected area contained by site 120

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Mud flats and sand flats, Rivers and streams, Salt marshes, Standing brackish and salt water -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Škocjan Bay. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/11/2020.