Zhrebchevo Reservoir

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2005

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons LC winter 1997 583-13,900 individuals B1i, C3
Great White Egret Ardea alba LC winter 1997 2-168 individuals A4i, B1i, C2
Western Marsh-harrier Circus aeruginosus LC resident 1993 2-3 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

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Yazovir Zhrebchevo Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 2,513 protected area contains site 2,473
Reka Tundzha 1 Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 9,503 protected area is adjacent to site 0

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Zhrebchevo Reservoir. Downloaded from on 18/08/2022.