IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2008

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 breeding 2007 10-30 breeding pairs A3
Egyptian Vulture Neophron percnopterus EN breeding 2007 4-5 breeding pairs A1, B2
Short-toed Snake-eagle Circaetus gallicus LC breeding 2008 8-11 breeding pairs B2
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos LC resident 2006 4-6 breeding pairs B2
Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni LC breeding 2003 120-150 breeding pairs A1
Lanner Falcon Falco biarmicus LC breeding 2010 1-2 breeding pairs B2
Subalpine Warbler Curruca cantillans LC breeding - common A3
Western Rock Nuthatch Sitta neumayer LC breeding - common A3
Black-eared Wheatear Oenanthe hispanica LC breeding - common A3
Black-headed Bunting Emberiza melanocephala LC breeding - common A3

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 Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2013 high very unfavourable negligible
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by Population
Accuracy of information unknown

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Biological resource use hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - persecution/control likely in short term (within 4 years) majority/most of area/population (50-90%) very rapid to severe deterioration high
Energy production and mining mining and quarrying likely in short term (within 4 years) majority/most of area/population (50-90%) very rapid to severe deterioration high

Condition of key/trigger populations (state)
Scientific Common TargetPop ActualPop Units Remaining Result
Neophron percnopterus Egyptian Vulture 7 2 breeding pairs 29 very unfavourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Little/none of site covered (<10%) No management planning has taken place Some limited conservation initiatives are in place negligible
For more information about IBA monitoring please click here

IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Manastir, Mariovo Zastiteni podracja koi seuste ne se revidirani 35 protected area contained by site 0
Kanjon na Gradeshnichka Reka Designated area not yet reviewed 450 protected area overlaps with site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land -
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Mixed woodland, Native coniferous woodland -
Other -
Grassland -
Shrubland Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mariovo. Downloaded from on 25/03/2023.