Ruy Mountain

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
Corncrake Crex crex LC breeding 2005 80 breeding pairs A1, C1, C6
Montagu's Harrier Circus pygargus LC resident 2005 4 breeding pairs C6
Saker Falcon Falco cherrug EN resident 1996 1 breeding pairs B2, 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)
Zhdreloto na reka Erma Prirodna Zabelezhitelnost 9 protected area contained by site 0
Ruy Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 17,400 is identical to site 17,399
Ruy Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 6,236 protected area overlaps with site 1,564
Lyubash Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,267 protected area overlaps with site 919

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ruy Mountain. Downloaded from on 20/05/2022.