Vrsacki ritovi

IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2019 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met
Greylag Goose Anser anser LC winter 2013-2019 2,000-4,000 individuals B3a, C3
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons LC winter 2013-2019 4,000-9,000 individuals B3a, C3
Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus LC breeding 2016-2019 60-100 breeding pairs B1b
Saker Falcon Falco cherrug EN resident 2019 3-4 breeding pairs A1, B1b, C1, C2, C6
Lesser Grey Shrike Lanius minor LC breeding 2019 30-40 C6
Tawny Pipit Anthus campestris LC breeding 2013-2019 90-150 breeding pairs C6

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2019).


Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland Mesophile grasslands, Steppes and dry calcareous grassland -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Highly improved re-seeded landscapes -
Other -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Vrsacki ritovi. Downloaded from on 27/09/2023.