BG058
Sinite Kamani-Grebenets


IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2005 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca VU non-breeding 1996 2-13 individuals A1, C1
Middle Spotted Woodpecker Leiopicus medius LC resident 1996 212-1,665 breeding pairs C6
Syrian Woodpecker Dendrocopos syriacus LC resident 1996 100-240 breeding pairs B3
Saker Falcon Falco cherrug EN resident 1996 2 breeding pairs B2, C6
Greater Short-toed Lark Calandrella brachydactyla LC breeding 1996 80-100 breeding pairs C6
Red-breasted Flycatcher Ficedula parva LC breeding 1996 10-20 breeding pairs C6

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2005).


IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Zmeevi dupki Prirodna Zabelezhitelnost 1 protected area contained by site 0
Trakiiski klin Zashtitena Mestnost 30 protected area contained by site 0
Sinite kamani - Grebenets Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 15,845 is identical to site 15,926
Sinite kamani Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 12,289 protected area overlaps with site 11,550
Sinite kamani Priroden Park 11,381 protected area overlaps with site 0
Piasachnik Haydushkata Bachva Prirodna Zabelezhitelnost 3 protected area contained by site 0
Orlite Zashtitena Mestnost 240 protected area contained by site 0
Lale bair Zashtitena Mestnost 10 protected area contained by site 0
Kutelka Rezervat 645 protected area contained by site 0
Kushbunar Prirodna Zabelezhitelnost 0 protected area contained by site 0
Halkata Prirodna Zabelezhitelnost 1 protected area contained by site 0
Grebenets Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 9,885 protected area overlaps with site 3,130


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Sinite Kamani-Grebenets. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/sinite-kamani-grebenets-iba-bulgaria on 21/02/2024.