Dolni Bogrov-Kazichene

Country/territory: Bulgaria

IBA Criteria met: A1, C1 (2005)
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Area: 2,251 ha

Bulgarian Society for the Protection of Birds

Site description
Meadows and marshes, drained by canals, in the Sofia region. The vegetation is dominated by meadows of Festuca, Poa and Lolium, stands of Phragmites and Typha, and Salix thickets. Human activities include cattle-grazing and haymaking.

Key biodiversity
The area is important for breeding Crex crex. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Aythya nyroca (one breeding pair), Falco naumanni (rare, on passage), Acrocephalus paludicola (rare, on passage).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Dolni Bogrov-Kazichene. Downloaded from on 28/01/2023.