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Goričko


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2011

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Black Stork Ciconia nigra LC breeding 2002-2011 4-5 breeding pairs C6
Common Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus LC breeding 2004-2010 7-9 breeding pairs C6
Eurasian Scops-owl Otus scops LC breeding 1999 210-250 breeding pairs B2
Woodlark Lullula arborea LC breeding 1997-1998 180-240 breeding pairs B2, 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 Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2015 very high very unfavourable medium
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by Population
Accuracy of information good

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Agricultural expansion and intensification annual & perennial non-timber crops - agro-industry farming happening now whole area/population (>90%) very rapid to severe deterioration very high
Invasive and other problematic species and genes invasive non-native/alien species/diseases - named species happening now some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Natural system modifications other ecosystem modifications happening now some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration high

Condition of habitat (state)
Habitat Habitat Detail Reference Area (ha) Actual Area (ha) % of habitat remaining % of carrying capacity (overall) Result
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land 0 0 moderate (70-90%) moderate (70-90%) unfavourable
Artificial/Terrestrial Perennial crops, orchards and groves 0 0 moderate (70-90%) moderate (70-90%) unfavourable
Grassland 0 0 poor (40-69%) moderate (70-90%) unfavourable

Condition of key/trigger populations (state)
Scientific Common TargetPop ActualPop Units Remaining Result
Coturnix coturnix Common Quail 375 75 males 20 very unfavourable
Otus scops 230 65 breeding pairs 29 very unfavourable
Upupa epops Common Hoopoe 205 30 breeding pairs 15 very unfavourable
Lullula arborea Woodlark 210 20 breeding pairs 10 very unfavourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation A management plan exists but it is out of date or not comprehensive Substantive conservation measures are being implemented but these are not comprehensive and are limited by resources and capacity medium
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Krajinski park Goričko krajinski park 46,267 protected area overlaps with site 0
Goričko Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 44,824 protected area overlaps with site 43,860
Goričko posebno varstveno območje 40,203 protected area overlaps with site 0
Goričko posebno varstveno območje 44,824 protected area overlaps with site 0
Goričko ekološko pomembno območje 47,011 protected area overlaps with site 0
Goričko Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 40,203 protected area overlaps with site 36,599

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Native coniferous woodland, Mixed woodland -
Shrubland Scrub -
Grassland Mesophile grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Rivers and streams, Fens, transition mires and springs -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Perennial crops, orchards and groves -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
urban/industrial/transport -
unknown -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Goričko. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/10/2020.