GR014
Central Rodopi mountains and Nestos valley


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2000

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Middle Spotted Woodpecker Leiopicus medius LC resident 1989 frequent C6
Eurasian Green Woodpecker Picus viridis LC resident 1989 common B2
Eastern Bonelli's Warbler Phylloscopus orientalis LC breeding 1992 frequent B3

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.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here


IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Virgin Forest of Central Rodopi Natural Monument 550 protected area overlaps with site 550
Tsanaktere/Kariofytou Game Refuge 903 protected area overlaps with site 903
To partheno dasos kentrikis Rodopis Diatiriteo mnimeio tis fysis 607 protected area contained by site 0
Rodopi (Simyda) Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 6,935 protected area contained by site 6,715
Potamou Nestou Katafygio Agrias Zois 20,350 protected area overlaps with site 0
Periochi Elatia; Pyramis Koutra Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 7,216 protected area contained by site 7,447
Parthenou Dasous Paranesti--Sellis Game Refuge 5,312 protected area contained by site 5,312
Partheno Dasos Sillis (Paranestiou) Katafygio Agrias Zois 5,188 protected area contained by site 0
PARTHENO DASOS KENTRIKIS RODOPIS - GR1140007 Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 0 protected area overlaps with site 570
Oros Chaintou - Koula Kai Gyro Koryfes Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 3,376 protected area overlaps with site 0
Nevrokopi, Leivadakiou, Achladias, Mikrokleisouras, Volakos, Granitou Dimou K. Nevrokopiou Katafygio Agrias Zois 10,725 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Kentriki Rodopi Kai Koilada Nestou Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 106,342 protected area contained by site 0
Geraka - Oraiou/Stavroupolis Game Refuge 3,270 protected area overlaps with site 0
Ethniko Parko Oroseiras Rodopis, Perioches Prostasias tis Fysis B1, B2, B3, B4, B5, B6, B7 Periochi prostasias tis fysis se ethniko parko 11,472 protected area overlaps with site 0
Ethniko Parko Oroseiras Rodopis, Perioches Eidikis Diachirisis C3, C4 Alla 19,953 protected area overlaps with site 0
Ethniko Parko Oroseiras Rodopis, Perioches Eidikis Diachirisis C1, C2, C5 Alla 24,385 protected area contained by site 0
Ethniko Parko Oroseiras Rodopis, Perioches Apolytis Prostasias tis Fysis A1, A2, A3 Periochi apolytis prostasias tis fysis se ethniko parko 2,683 protected area overlaps with site 0
Ethniko Parko Oroseiras Rodopis, Perioches Aiforikis Chrisis & Anaptyxis C6B Alla 100,141 protected area overlaps with site 0
Ethniko Parko Oroseiras Rodopis, Perioches Aiforikis Chrisis & Anaptyxis C6A Alla 16,389 protected area overlaps with site 0
Ethniko Parko Oroseiras Rodopis, Perifereiaki Ektasi Periferiaki zoni Ethnikou Parkou 120,063 protected area overlaps with site 0
Ethniko Parko Oroseiras Rodopis Ethniko Parko 54,929 protected area overlaps with site 0
Drymou Dimou Stavroupolis Katafygio Agrias Zois 8,114 protected area overlaps with site 0
Dasos Fraktou Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 7,320 protected area contained by site 1,090
Dasiko Symplegma Kariofytou Game Refuge 2,200 protected area overlaps with site 2,200
D. Symplegma Kentaurou-Pahnis/Mykis, Ehinou, Kotil Game Refuge 4,000 protected area overlaps with site 0
Central Rodopi virgin forest Biogenetic Reserves 550 protected area contained by site 550
Aetorahis/Paranestiou Game Refuge 3,900 protected area overlaps with site 3,900
Aetorachi Paranestiou Katafygio Agrias Zois 5,412 protected area contained by site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Native coniferous woodland -
Grassland Alpine, subalpine and boreal grassland -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
water management -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Central Rodopi mountains and Nestos valley. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 13/08/2022.