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Kalimok Complex


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2005

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Red-breasted Goose Branta ruficollis VU winter 1997 120-200 individuals A1, C1
Greylag Goose Anser anser LC winter 1997 300-500 individuals B1i, C3
Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca NT breeding 1996 6-20 breeding pairs C6
White Stork Ciconia ciconia LC passage 1996 10,000-15,000 individuals A4i, B1i, C2
Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia LC breeding 1996 1-6 breeding pairs B2, C6
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus LC passage 1996 100-500 individuals A4i, B1i, C2
Eurasian Bittern Botaurus stellaris LC resident 1998 3-6 breeding pairs C6
Common Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus LC breeding 1996 15-30 breeding pairs C6
Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides LC breeding 2005 50 breeding pairs B2, C2, C6
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea LC breeding 1998 2-18 nests C6
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea LC breeding 1998 2-18 nests C6
Little Egret Egretta garzetta LC breeding 1996 80-100 breeding pairs C6
Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus crispus NT non-breeding 1996 20-40 individuals A1, A4i, B1i, C1, C2
Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus crispus NT winter 1997 9-40 individuals A1, A4i, B1i, C1, C2
Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus crispus NT passage 1996 20-40 individuals A1, A4i, B1i, C1, C2
Pygmy Cormorant Microcarbo pygmaeus LC passage 1996 3-220 individuals A1, A4i, B1i, C1, C2
Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus LC breeding 1998 28 breeding pairs C6
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida LC breeding 1998 20-450 breeding pairs C6
Black Tern Chlidonias niger LC breeding 1997 10-15 breeding pairs C6
Common Tern Sterna hirundo LC breeding 1998 40-60 breeding pairs C6
Common Tern Sterna hirundo LC breeding 1998 40-60 breeding pairs C6
White-tailed Sea-eagle Haliaeetus albicilla LC resident 1998 1 breeding pairs C6
Fieldfare Turdus pilaris LC winter 1996 500-2,000 individuals B3

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

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Kompleks Kalimok Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 9,429 is identical to site 9,432
Kalimok-Brushlen Protected Landscape 5,952 protected area contains site 1,000
Kalimok - Brashlen Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 7,550 protected area overlaps with site 7,550
Kalimok - Brashlen Zashtitena Mestnost 5,952 protected area contained by site 0
Dunav State Game Husbandries 140,100 protected area overlaps with site 0
Bezimenen Island Protected Landscape 74 protected area contained by site 74

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest -
Grassland Steppes and dry calcareous grassland, Humid grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Rivers and streams, Water fringe vegetation -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
fisheries/aquaculture -
tourism/recreation -
other -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Kalimok Complex. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 05/08/2020.