BG038
Provadiysko-Royaksko plateau


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 Turtle-dove Streptopelia turtur VU breeding 1998 432-3,709 breeding pairs B2
European Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus LC breeding 1998 72-700 breeding pairs C6
Eurasian Eagle-owl Bubo bubo LC resident 2000 13 breeding pairs B2, C6
Egyptian Vulture Neophron percnopterus EN breeding 2003 6 breeding pairs B2, C6
European Roller Coracias garrulus LC breeding 1998 13-73 breeding pairs B2, C6
Middle Spotted Woodpecker Leiopicus medius LC resident 1998 370-495 breeding pairs C6
Syrian Woodpecker Dendrocopos syriacus LC resident 1998 140-415 breeding pairs B3
Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio LC breeding 1998 810-6,100 breeding pairs B2
Barred Warbler Sylvia nisoria LC breeding 1998 40-390 breeding pairs C6
Ortolan Bunting Emberiza hortulana LC breeding 1998 640-4,227 breeding pairs B2, C6
A4iv Species group - soaring birds/cranes n/a passage 2004-2005 38,000 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

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Vodenitzite Zashtitena Mestnost 45 protected area contained by site 0
Snezhinska koria Zashtitena Mestnost 81 protected area contained by site 0
Slaveykova gora Zashtitena Mestnost 74 protected area contained by site 0
Slaveikova Gora National Monument 74 protected area contained by site 74
Sherba State Game Husbandries 24,330 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Royashka skala Zashtitena Mestnost 7 protected area contained by site 0
Provadiysko-Royaksko plato Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 84,032 is identical to site 84,030
Provadiysko - Royaksko plato Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 50,159 protected area overlaps with site 45,918
Probitiya kamak - Tsar - Borisoviya lopen Zashtitena Mestnost 80 protected area contained by site 0
Madarski skalni ventsi Zashtitena Mestnost 319 protected area contained by site 0
Kamenitsa Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,456 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Golyamo i malko bulo Zashtitena Mestnost 197 protected area contained by site 0
Golyama Kamchia Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 217 protected area overlaps with site 39
Goliamata kanara Zashtitena Mestnost 33 protected area contained by site 0
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) Rivers and streams -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Inland cliffs -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Other urban and industrial areas -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry -
agriculture -
hunting -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Provadiysko-Royaksko plateau. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 07/12/2021.