IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2011 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
Rock Partridge Alectoris graeca NT resident - frequent A3
Egyptian Vulture Neophron percnopterus EN non-breeding 2010 min 6 individuals A1
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca VU resident 2007 6-8 breeding pairs A1, B2
Levant Sparrowhawk Accipiter brevipes LC breeding 2007 1-5 breeding pairs B2
European Roller Coracias garrulus LC breeding 2007 20-40 breeding pairs A1, B2
Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni LC breeding 2003 200-250 breeding pairs B2
Lanner Falcon Falco biarmicus LC breeding 2008 1-2 breeding pairs B2
Masked Shrike Lanius nubicus LC breeding - rare A3
Olive-tree Warbler Hippolais olivetorum LC breeding - rare A3
Black-eared Wheatear Oenanthe hispanica LC breeding - common A3
Black-headed Bunting Emberiza melanocephala LC breeding - common A3

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2011).

IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Orlovo Brdo Zastiteni podracja koi seuste ne se revidirani 2,241 protected area overlaps with site 0


Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Other urban and industrial areas, Perennial crops, orchards and groves -
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Mixed woodland, Native coniferous woodland -
Grassland -
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams, Standing freshwater -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Gradsko-Rosoman-Negotino. Downloaded from on 25/09/2023.