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Kamchiyska Mountain


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
European Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus LC breeding 1998 110-911 breeding pairs C6
Black Stork Ciconia nigra LC breeding 1998 8 breeding pairs C6
Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus crispus NT passage 1998 35 individuals A1, C1
Little Owl Athene noctua LC resident 1998 50-88 breeding pairs B2
Eurasian Scops-owl Otus scops LC breeding 1998 34-286 breeding pairs B2
Osprey Pandion haliaetus LC breeding 1998 1 breeding pairs C6
European Honey-buzzard Pernis apivorus LC breeding 2000 11 breeding pairs C6
Egyptian Vulture Neophron percnopterus EN breeding 1996 3-4 breeding pairs C6
Lesser Spotted Eagle Clanga pomarina LC breeding 1998 7 breeding pairs C6
Booted Eagle Hieraaetus pennatus LC breeding 2000 4 breeding pairs B2, C6
Picus viridis NR resident 1998 126-800 breeding pairs B2
Picus canus NR resident 1998 34-47 breeding pairs B2, C6
Black Woodpecker Dryocopus martius LC resident 1998 34-104 breeding pairs C6
Middle Spotted Woodpecker Leiopicus medius LC resident 1998 800-1,000 breeding pairs B3, C6
Syrian Woodpecker Dendrocopos syriacus LC resident 1998 95-632 breeding pairs B3, C6
Saker Falcon Falco cherrug EN breeding 1998 2 breeding pairs B2, C6
Woodlark Lullula arborea LC breeding 1998 383-2,475 breeding pairs B2, C6
Barred Warbler Sylvia nisoria LC breeding 1998 47-372 breeding pairs C6
Semi-collared Flycatcher Ficedula semitorquata LC breeding 2000 173-556 breeding pairs B2, C6
European Greenfinch Chloris chloris LC breeding 1998 730-6,220 breeding pairs B3
Ortolan Bunting Emberiza hortulana LC breeding 1998 292-1,020 breeding pairs C6
A4iv Species group - soaring birds/cranes n/a passage 1996 min 80,000 individuals A4iv, B1iv, C5

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)
Varbov Dol Managed Reserve 71 protected area contained by site 71
Varbov Dol Buffer Zone 61 protected area contained by site 61
Valtchi Prehod Managed Reserve 44 protected area contained by site 44
Valtchi Prehod Buffer Zone 87 protected area contained by site 87
Tchudnite Skali National Monument 13 protected area contained by site 13
Siniat Vir National Monument 4 protected area contained by site 4
Reka Kamchia Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 159 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Reka Dolna Luda Kamchia Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,461 protected area overlaps with site 262
Provadiysko - Royaksko plato Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 50,159 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Plazh Shkorpilovtsi Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 5,126 protected area overlaps with site 4,499
Orlov kamak National Monument 60 protected area contained by site 60
Kirov Dol Buffer Zone 27 protected area contained by site 27
Kirov Dol Reserve 54 protected area contained by site 54
Kamchiyska planina Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 116,389 is identical to site 88,884
Kamchiyska i Emenska planina Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 63,678 protected area contained by site 63,678
Ekokoridor Kamchia - Emine Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 28,055 protected area is adjacent to site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland -
Shrubland Scrub -
Grassland Steppes and dry calcareous grassland -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Rivers and streams, Water fringe vegetation -
Coastline Sand dunes & beaches, Sea cliffs and rocky shores, Inland cliffs -
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land, Perennial crops, orchards and groves, Other urban and industrial areas -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry -
agriculture -
urban/industrial/transport -
hunting -
fisheries/aquaculture -
not utilised -
tourism/recreation -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Kamchiyska Mountain. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/11/2019.