A forest predominantly composed of Quercus, Carpinus, Populus, Tilia and Acer. Most trees are 30-80 years old. There is a well-developed shrub layer. Grasslands, agricultural fields and orchards surround the forest.
This is an important site for breeding and passage raptors. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Aquila heliaca (passage) and Crex crex (4-6 breeding pairs).
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The main threat is from recreational activities although the occasional felling of old trees, hunting and grazing also occur in the forest.
National Partial International NoneProtected by the local forestry authority (functional category no.1).
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Dobron forest. Downloaded from
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