Slano Kopovo

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2019

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Red-breasted Goose Branta ruficollis VU passage 2013-2019 5-54 individuals A1
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons LC winter 2013-2019 5,000-12,000 individuals B3a, C3
Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus VU passage 2013-2019 4-10 individuals B3a, C2
Common Crane Grus grus LC passage 2010-2019 25,000-50,000 individuals A4, B3a, C2, C5
European Roller Coracias garrulus LC breeding 2016-2019 12-17 breeding pairs B2a, C6
Saker Falcon Falco cherrug EN resident 2019 1 breeding pairs A1, B1b, C1, C6
Bluethroat Cyanecula svecica LC breeding 2001-2019 60-90 breeding pairs C6
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a passage - min 65,000 individuals B3b, C4

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

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Tekeris Podrucje od kulturnog i istorijskog znacaja 976 protected area contained by site 976
Slano Kopovo Rezervat prirode 976 protected area overlaps with site 0
Slano Kopovo Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 976 protected area contained by site 976
Rusanda Park prirode 1,160 protected area overlaps with site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland Steppes and dry calcareous grassland, Humid grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Standing brackish and salt water, Water fringe vegetation -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Perennial crops, orchards and groves, Ruderal land -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
hunting -
tourism/recreation -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Slano Kopovo. Downloaded from on 23/05/2022.