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Chočské hills


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2004

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus LC breeding 1995-2003 2-5 breeding pairs C6

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

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Veľká Fatra - OP Ochranné pásmo národného parku; druhý stupeň ochrany 26,133 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Vah Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 290 protected area overlaps with site 25
Turícke dubiny Prírodná rezervácia / súkromná prírodná rezervácia 19 protected area contained by site 19
Tatry Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 66,994 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Tatry Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 54,611 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Tatranský - OP Ochranné pásmo národného parku; druhý stupeň ochrany 30,703 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Tatranský Národný park; tretí stupeň ochrany 73,800 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Suchá dolina Národná prírodná rezervácia 1,586 protected area overlaps with site 1,586
Skalná päs_ Natural Monument 1 protected area contained by site 1
Sip Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,799 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Šíp Národná prírodná rezervácia 302 protected area contained by site 302
Sielnický borovicový háj Chránený areál / súkromný chránený areál 6 protected area contained by site 6
Prosiecka dolina Národná prírodná rezervácia 342 protected area contained by site 342
Prosecne Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,300 protected area contained by site 2,698
Mohylky Prírodná rezervácia / súkromná prírodná rezervácia 1 protected area contained by site 1
Močiar Prírodná rezervácia / súkromná prírodná rezervácia 8 protected area contained by site 8
Malá Fatra - OP Ochranné pásmo národného parku; druhý stupeň ochrany 23,262 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Mala Fatra Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 66,228 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Lúčanský vodopád Národná prírodná pamiatka 0 protected area contained by site 1
Liskovská jaskyňa Národná prírodná pamiatka 0 protected area contained by site 18
Kvaèianska dolina National Nature Reserve 462 protected area contained by site 462
Kvačianska dolina Národná prírodná rezervácia 462 protected area contained by site 0
Kunovo Prírodná rezervácia / súkromná prírodná rezervácia 12 protected area contained by site 12
Choè National Nature Reserve 1,428 protected area contained by site 1,428
Chocske vrchy Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 16,818 protected area overlaps with site 0
Choc Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,598 protected area contained by site 2,192
Choč Národná prírodná rezervácia 1,428 protected area contained by site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Native coniferous woodland, Mixed woodland -
Shrubland Scrub -
Grassland Mesophile grasslands -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Scree & boulders, Inland cliffs -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Perennial crops, orchards and groves, Other urban and industrial areas -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
urban/industrial/transport -
nature conservation and research -
hunting -
tourism/recreation -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Chočské hills. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/11/2020.