Tikvesh Region

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2008

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Rock Partridge Alectoris graeca NT breeding - present A3
Egyptian Vulture Neophron percnopterus EN breeding 2007 2 breeding pairs A1
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca VU breeding 2007 1-2 breeding pairs A1
European Roller Coracias garrulus LC breeding 2009 5-15 breeding pairs A1
Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni LC breeding 2003 230-300 breeding pairs A1, B2
Lanner Falcon Falco biarmicus LC breeding 2007 1-2 breeding pairs B2
Olive-tree Warbler Hippolais olivetorum LC breeding - present A3
Subalpine Warbler Curruca cantillans LC breeding - common A3
Black-headed Bunting Emberiza melanocephala LC breeding - common A3

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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IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Other urban and industrial areas, Perennial crops, orchards and groves -
Grassland -
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland -
Other -
Shrubland Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis -
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams, Standing freshwater -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tikvesh Region. Downloaded from on 11/08/2022.