Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2005Populations 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||winter||1996||122 individuals||A1, C1|
|Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons||LC||winter||1996||40,450 individuals||A4i, B1i, C3|
|Pygmy Cormorant Microcarbo pygmaeus||LC||breeding||1996||19 breeding pairs||A1, C1, 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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|Protected Area||Designation||Area (ha)||Relationship with IBA||Overlap with IBA (ha)|
|Svishtovsko-Belenska nizina||Special Protection Area (Birds Directive)||5,440||is identical to site||5,441|
|Svishtovska gora||Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive)||1,917||protected area is adjacent to site||0|
|Persina||Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive)||25,684||protected area overlaps with site||3,881|
|Persina||Priroden Park||21,762||protected area overlaps with site||0|
|Kaykusha||Zashtitena Mestnost||155||protected area contained by site||0|
|Belene Islands Complex||Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance||18,330||protected area contains site||0|
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Svishtov-Belene Lowland. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 02/12/2022.