Hrvatsko Zagorje region

Country/territory: Croatia

IBA Criteria met: -
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Area: 130,187 ha

Association BIOM

Site description
This hilly and densely populated area of mosaic agricultural land is the last remaining breeding area of Roller in Croatia. On the hills (Cesargradska gora, Macelj) extensive oak-hornbeam forests are developed. The main threats to birds are changes in traditional farming, agricultural intensification and intensified forest management.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Hrvatsko Zagorje region. Downloaded from on 01/07/2022.