Mostarsko Blato

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2018

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Common Pochard Aythya ferina VU passage 2015-2018 max 1,000 individuals A1
Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca NT passage 2015-2018 max 107 individuals B1a
European Turtle-dove Streptopelia turtur VU breeding 2015-2018 min 50 breeding pairs A1
European Turtle-dove Streptopelia turtur VU passage 2015-2018 min 500 individuals A1
Common Crane Grus grus LC passage 2015-2018 30,000-50,000 individuals A4, B3a
Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia LC passage 2015-2018 max 200 individuals B3a
Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus NT passage 2015-2018 max 950 individuals B1a
Hen Harrier Circus cyaneus LC winter 2015-2018 max 28 individuals B1b
Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus VU passage 2015-2018 max 300 individuals B1a
Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis LC passage 2015-2018 max 1,000 individuals B1a
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a passage 2015-2018 min 20,000 individuals B3b

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


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland Scrub -
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest -
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams -
Artificial/Aquatic & Marine -
Grassland -
Other -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
hunting -
tourism/recreation -
urban/industrial/transport -
water management -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mostarsko Blato. Downloaded from on 01/12/2022.