Gorski Kotar and Northern Lika

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2010

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Rock Partridge Alectoris graeca NT resident 2010 200-300 breeding pairs B2, C2
Hazel Grouse Bonasa bonasia LC resident 2010 800-1,500 breeding pairs C6
Western Capercaillie Tetrao urogallus LC resident 2010 60-80 breeding pairs C6
Corncrake Crex crex LC breeding 2010 50-80 males A1, C1, C6
Eurasian Pygmy-owl Glaucidium passerinum LC resident 2010 80-150 breeding pairs C2, C6
Boreal Owl Aegolius funereus LC resident 2010 200-300 breeding pairs C2, C6
Ural Owl Strix uralensis LC resident 2010 300-400 breeding pairs C2, C6
European Honey-buzzard Pernis apivorus LC breeding 2010 15-25 breeding pairs B3, C6
Short-toed Snake-eagle Circaetus gallicus LC breeding 2010 8-10 breeding pairs B2, C6
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos LC resident 2010 5-6 breeding pairs B2, C6
Picus canus NR resident 2010 250-350 breeding pairs B2, C6
Black Woodpecker Dryocopus martius LC resident 2010 200-400 breeding pairs C6
Picoides tridactylus NR resident 2010 250-500 breeding pairs C2, C6
Dendrocopos leucotos NR resident 2010 600-1,000 breeding pairs C2, C6
Woodlark Lullula arborea LC breeding 2010 600-1,000 breeding pairs C6
Barred Warbler Sylvia nisoria LC breeding 2010 200-300 breeding pairs B3, C6
Collared Flycatcher Ficedula albicollis LC breeding 2010 2,500-8,000 breeding pairs B3, C2, C6
Ficedula parva NR breeding 2010 40-80 breeding pairs C6
Tawny Pipit Anthus campestris LC breeding 2010 1,500-2,000 breeding pairs B2, C6
Ortolan Bunting Emberiza hortulana LC breeding 2010 400-800 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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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Gorski Kotar and Northern Lika. Downloaded from on 26/06/2019.