Strunjan saltpans


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2011

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Little Egret Egretta garzetta LC passage 2009 50-100 individuals C6
European Shag Gulosus aristotelis LC winter 2006-2011 100 individuals C6
European Shag Gulosus aristotelis LC passage 2006-2011 300-400 individuals B1i, C2
Mediterranean Gull Larus melanocephalus LC passage 1990-1995 3,000-10,000 individuals B1i, C2

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)
Strunjanske soline s Stjužo posebno varstveno območje 35 protected area contained by site 0
Strunjanske Soline S Stjužo Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 35 protected area contained by site 35
Strunjan posebno varstveno območje 188 protected area contained by site 0
Strunjan ekološko pomembno območje 243 protected area overlaps with site 0
Strunjan Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 188 protected area contained by site 0
Park ob Vili Tartini spomenik oblikovane narave 2 protected area contained by site 0
Park ob Vili Tartini Monument of formed / modelled nature 2 protected area contained by site 2
Naravni spomenik pinijev drevored Nature Monument 1 protected area contained by site 1
Naravni spomenik pinijev drevored naravni spomenik 1 protected area overlaps with site 0
Naravni rezervat Strunjan - Stjuža naravni rezervat 34 protected area contained by site 34
Naravni rezervat Strunjan naravni rezervat 124 protected area contained by site 124
Morje in morsko obrežje ekološko pomembno območje 40,332 protected area overlaps with site 0
Med Strunjanom in Pacugom - klif - SI3000245 Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Med Strunjanom in Fieso posebno varstveno območje 15 protected area overlaps with site 0
Med Strunjanom In Fieso Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 15 protected area overlaps with site 0
Med Izolo In Strunjanom - Klif Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 56 protected area overlaps with site 19
Med Izolo in Strunjanom - klif posebno varstveno območje 56 protected area overlaps with site 0
Krajinski park Strunjan krajinski park 429 protected area contained by site 429


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Strunjan saltpans. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 03/12/2022.