River Radika catchment

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2008

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Eurasian Eagle-owl Bubo bubo LC resident 2005 8-15 breeding pairs B2
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos LC resident 2006 5-10 breeding pairs B2
Yellow-billed Chough Pyrrhocorax graculus LC resident 2005 50-150 breeding pairs A3
Wallcreeper Tichodroma muraria LC resident 2005 10-20 breeding pairs A3
Alpine Accentor Prunella collaris LC resident 2005 10-50 breeding pairs A3
White-winged Snowfinch Montifringilla nivalis LC resident 2005 10-30 breeding pairs A3

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)
Suvi Dol Zastiteni podracja koi seuste ne se revidirani 447 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Mavrovo Zastiteni podracja koi seuste ne se revidirani 73,410 protected area contains site 0
Garska Reka Zastiteni podracja koi seuste ne se revidirani 14 protected area overlaps with site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Native coniferous woodland, Mixed woodland -
Grassland Alpine, subalpine and boreal grassland -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Other urban and industrial areas -
Other -
Shrubland Heathland -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: River Radika catchment. Downloaded from on 07/12/2022.