Devetashko Plateau

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2005

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Corncrake Crex crex LC breeding 1996 20 breeding pairs A1, C1
Eurasian Eagle-owl Bubo bubo LC resident 1996 4-5 breeding pairs C6
Short-toed Snake-eagle Circaetus gallicus LC breeding 1997 3 breeding pairs C6
Ortolan Bunting Emberiza hortulana LC breeding 1996 650-700 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.

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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Liuliakata Zashtitena Mestnost 3 protected area contained by site 0
Kodjakuru Zashtitena Mestnost 2 protected area contained by site 0
Devetashko plato Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 7,895 is identical to site 7,893
Devetashko plato Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 14,997 protected area overlaps with site 7,240
Devetashka peshtera Prirodna Zabelezhitelnost 14 protected area overlaps with site 0

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Devetashko Plateau. Downloaded from on 16/08/2022.