Denis Tepe

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2007

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus NT passage 1990-2006 50-70 individuals C1, C6
European Roller Coracias garrulus LC breeding 1990-2006 20-30 breeding pairs C1
Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus NT passage 1990-2006 200-300 individuals C1
Saker Falcon Falco cherrug EN breeding 1990-2006 2 breeding pairs C1, C6
Calandra Lark Melanocorypha calandra LC breeding 1990-2006 200-300 breeding pairs C6
Greater Short-toed Lark Calandrella brachydactyla LC breeding 1990-2006 100-150 breeding pairs C6
Pied Wheatear Oenanthe pleschanka LC breeding 1990-2006 16-20 breeding pairs C6
Tawny Pipit Anthus campestris LC breeding 1990-2006 1,200 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)
Deniz Tepe Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 1,897 protected area overlaps with site 1,889
Deniz Tepe Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 414 protected area contained by site 425
Dealul Deniz Tepe Nature reserve 303 protected area contained by site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land -
Grassland Steppes and dry calcareous grassland -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Denis Tepe. Downloaded from on 29/09/2020.