Year of compilation: 2000
An isolated area of forest in a steppe zone, dominated by Quercus
. The forest contains many small clearings with wetlands and patches of grassland.
This is an important site for breeding forest species and migrating passerines. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Aythya nyroca
(4-8 passage birds).
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The most important threat is from afforestation with Pinus
fewer species have been recorded in plantations compared with natural forest.
None393 ha of IBA covered by Nature Reserve (Hagieni, 393 ha).
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Hagieni forest. Downloaded from
http://www.birdlife.org on 14/08/2022.