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Lika Karst Fields


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2010

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 2010 110-180 males A1, C1, C6
Montagu's Harrier Circus pygargus LC breeding 2010 11-15 breeding pairs C6
Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio LC breeding 2010 30,000-40,000 breeding pairs B2, C2, C6
Lesser Grey Shrike Lanius minor LC breeding 2010 500-800 breeding pairs C6
Barred Warbler Sylvia nisoria LC breeding 2010 500-700 breeding pairs B3, C2, 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.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here


IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Vrhovinsko polje Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,601 protected area overlaps with site 0
Vrela Gacke Spomenik prirode 4 protected area contained by site 0
Velebit Mountain UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 200,000 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Velebit Park prirode 203,551 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Velebit Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 203,517 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Stajničko polje Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 507 protected area overlaps with site 0
Samogradić špilja Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1 protected area overlaps with site 0
Ričica Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 177 protected area overlaps with site 0
Plitvièka jezera Nacionalni park 29,631 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Plitvice Lakes National Park World Heritage Site (natural or mixed) 29,482 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Park prirode Velebit Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 182,852 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Otuča Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 35 protected area overlaps with site 0
Obsenica Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 41 protected area overlaps with site 0
NP Plitvička jezera Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 29,698 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Nacionalni park Plitvička jezera Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 29,797 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Markarova špilja Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 114 protected area overlaps with site 0
Ličko polje Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 53,513 protected area overlaps with site 0
Lička Plješivica Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 36,683 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Lička krška polja Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 83,042 protected area overlaps with site 0
Laudonov gaj Posebni rezervat 29 protected area overlaps with site 0
Lapačko polje Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,227 protected area overlaps with site 0
Krbavsko polje Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 14,044 protected area overlaps with site 0
Krbavica Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 432 protected area overlaps with site 0
Jadova Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 95 protected area contained by site 0
Gorski kotar i sjeverna Lika Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 223,790 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Gorski kotar i sjeverna Lika Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 217,445 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Gacko polje Značajni krajobraz 522 protected area overlaps with site 0
Gacko polje Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 6,870 protected area overlaps with site 0
Crnačko polje Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 260 protected area overlaps with site 0
Bruvno Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 118 protected area overlaps with site 0
Bjelopolje Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 954 protected area overlaps with site 0


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lika Karst Fields. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/09/2020.