HR029
Gorski Kotar and Northern Lika


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
Rock Partridge Alectoris graeca NT resident 2010 200-300 breeding pairs B2, C2
Hazel Grouse Bonasa bonasia LC resident 2010 800-1,500 breeding pairs C6
Western Capercaillie Tetrao urogallus LC resident 2010 60-80 breeding pairs C6
Corncrake Crex crex LC breeding 2010 50-80 males A1, C1, C6
Eurasian Pygmy-owl Glaucidium passerinum LC resident 2010 80-150 breeding pairs C2, C6
Boreal Owl Aegolius funereus LC resident 2010 200-300 breeding pairs C2, C6
Ural Owl Strix uralensis LC resident 2010 300-400 breeding pairs C2, C6
European Honey-buzzard Pernis apivorus LC breeding 2010 15-25 breeding pairs B3, C6
Short-toed Snake-eagle Circaetus gallicus LC breeding 2010 8-10 breeding pairs B2, C6
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos LC resident 2010 5-6 breeding pairs B2, C6
Grey-faced Woodpecker Picus canus LC resident 2010 250-350 breeding pairs B2, C6
Black Woodpecker Dryocopus martius LC resident 2010 200-400 breeding pairs C6
Three-toed Woodpecker Picoides tridactylus LC resident 2010 250-500 breeding pairs C2, C6
White-backed Woodpecker Dendrocopos leucotos LC resident 2010 600-1,000 breeding pairs C2, C6
Woodlark Lullula arborea LC breeding 2010 600-1,000 breeding pairs C6
Barred Warbler Curruca nisoria LC breeding 2010 200-300 breeding pairs B3, C6
Collared Flycatcher Ficedula albicollis LC breeding 2010 2,500-8,000 breeding pairs B3, C2, C6
Red-breasted Flycatcher Ficedula parva LC breeding 2010 40-80 breeding pairs C6
Tawny Pipit Anthus campestris LC breeding 2010 1,500-2,000 breeding pairs B2, C6
Ortolan Bunting Emberiza hortulana LC breeding 2010 400-800 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.

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


IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Zebar Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 77 protected area overlaps with site 0
Vražji prolaz i Zeleni vir Značajni krajobraz 253 protected area contained by site 0
Vražji prolaz i Zeleni vir Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 246 protected area contained by site 0
Visibaba - soliterna stijena Spomenik prirode 0 protected area overlaps with site 0
Velika Belica Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 38 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
Vela špilja u Krugu Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1 protected area contained by site 0
Trstenik Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 14 protected area contained by site 0
Tisa u Moravicama Spomenik prirode 1 protected area overlaps with site 0
Šume kod Skrada Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,342 protected area contained by site 0
Stupina jama Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1 protected area contained by site 0
Špilja pod Zimzelom Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1 protected area contained by site 0
Špilja pod Mačkovom dragom Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1 protected area contained by site 0
Špilja kod Stare Sušice Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1 protected area contained by site 0
Špilja 2 kraj potoka Zala Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1 protected area contained by site 0
Sojkina jama Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1 protected area contained by site 0
Rokina bezdana Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 105 protected area contained by site 0
Rječina Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 222 protected area overlaps with site 0
Risnjak Nacionalni park 6,345 protected area contained by site 0
Rečice Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 7 protected area contained by site 0
Pustinja špilja Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1 protected area contained by site 0
Prva Brizićeva jama Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1 protected area contained by site 0
Povremeno jezero Blata Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 808 protected area overlaps with site 0
Potok Mala Belica Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 31 protected area contained by site 0
Potok Gerovčica Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 8 protected area contained by site 0
Ponor Ponikve II Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1 protected area contained by site 0
Ponor Gotovž Spomenik prirode 2 protected area contained by site 0
Polje Lug Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 723 protected area contained by site 0
Područje oko Kupice Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,471 protected area contained by site 0
Podbilo Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 199 protected area contained by 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
Pleteno iznad N. Vinodolskog Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,182 protected area contained by site 0
Park prirode Velebit Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 182,852 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Padine Velog vrha iznad Tomišine drage Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 27 protected area contained by site 0
Orlovac špilja Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1 protected area contained by site 0
Ogulinsko-plaščansko područje Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 33,109 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Obruč Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,717 protected area contained by site 0
NP Plitvička jezera Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 29,698 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Nacionalni park Risnjak Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 6,345 protected area contained by site 0
Nacionalni park Plitvička jezera Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 29,797 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Medvjeđa špilja Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1 protected area contained by site 0
Matić poljana Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 229 protected area contained by site 0
Markarova špilja Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 114 protected area overlaps with site 0
Luška špilja Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1 protected area contained by site 0
Lug - Jasenak Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 95 protected area contained by site 0
Lokve-Sunger-Fužine Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 11,504 protected area contained by site 0
Lokvarka Spomenik prirode 0 protected area overlaps with site 0
Lividraga Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 25 protected area contained by site 0
Ličke Jesenice Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 463 protected area overlaps with site 0
Lič polje Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 733 protected area contained by site 0
Kupa - izvor Spomenik prirode 16 protected area contained by site 0
Kupa Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 5,363 protected area overlaps with site 0
Krmpotsko Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 62 protected area contained by site 0
Klek Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 864 protected area overlaps with site 0
Klek Značajni krajobraz 881 protected area overlaps with site 0
Kamaènik Značajni krajobraz 84 protected area contained by site 0
Jasenačko polje Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 313 protected area contained by site 0
Japlenški vrh Park šuma 173 protected area contained by site 0
Jama kod šumarske kuće Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1 protected area contained by site 0
Jama kod lugarnice Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1 protected area contained by site 0
Izvor Kamačnik Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1 protected area contained by site 0
Izvor Gerovčice Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1 protected area contained by site 0
Hajdova hiža Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1 protected area contained by site 0
Gotovž Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1 protected area contained by site 0
Gorski kotar i sjeverna Lika Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 217,445 protected area overlaps with site 0
Gorski kotar i sjeverna Lika Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 223,790 protected area overlaps with site 0
Gornje Jelenje prema Platku Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 262 protected area contained by site 0
Gomance Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 215 protected area overlaps with site 0
Golubinjak Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 51 protected area contained by site 0
Golubinjak Park šuma 53 protected area contained by site 0
Drežničko polje Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 308 protected area contained by site 0
Dio Kupe Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 456 protected area overlaps with site 0
Debela lipa - Velika Rebar Posebni rezervat 125 protected area contained by site 0
Dazdaland jama Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1 protected area contained by site 0
Bjelolasica Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,671 protected area contained by site 0
Bjeljevina Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 146 protected area contained by site 0
Bijele i Samarske stijene Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,119 protected area contained by site 0
Bijele i Samarske stijene Strogi rezervat 1,122 protected area contained by site 0
Bezdan pod Vučjakom Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1 protected area contained by site 0


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Gorski Kotar and Northern Lika. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/08/2022.