Kopacki Rit Special Zoological Reserve

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2000

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Bean Goose Anser fabalis LC winter - 10,000-50,000 individuals A4i, B1i
Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca NT breeding - 100-200 breeding pairs A1, A4i, B1i, B2
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos LC winter - 50,000 individuals B1i
Common Crane Grus grus LC passage - 50-500 individuals B1i
Black Stork Ciconia nigra LC breeding - 30 breeding pairs B2
White Stork Ciconia ciconia LC breeding - 20-50 breeding pairs B2
Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia LC passage - 500-10,000 individuals A4i, B1i
Common Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus LC breeding - 100 breeding pairs B2
Black-crowned Night-heron Nycticorax nycticorax LC breeding - 400 breeding pairs B2
Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides LC breeding - 10-100 breeding pairs B2
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea LC breeding - 10-200 breeding pairs B2
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida LC breeding - 100 breeding pairs B1i, B2
Greater Spotted Eagle Clanga clanga VU winter - 2-5 individuals A1
White-tailed Sea-eagle Haliaeetus albicilla LC resident - 15-20 breeding pairs A1, B2
Milvus migrans NR breeding - 50 breeding pairs B2
Saker Falcon Falco cherrug EN breeding - 4-5 breeding pairs B2
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a winter 1999 60,000-100,000 individuals A4iii

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)
Kopaèki rit Park prirode 23,143 protected area overlaps with site 0
Kopacki Rit Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 17,770 protected area overlaps with site 0
Kopacki rit Special Reserve 6,234 protected area contained by site 6,234


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Alluvial and very wet forest -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Rivers and streams, Water fringe vegetation -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Kopacki Rit Special Zoological Reserve. Downloaded from on 25/09/2022.