Hvar Channel


Country/territory: Croatia

IBA Criteria met: A1, C1 (2022)
For more information about IBA criteria please click here

Area: 26,100 ha

Association BIOM

Site summary
Yelkouan Shearwaters (Puffinus yelkouan), a globally threatened seabird species, listed as Vulnerable (VU) on the Global and European IUCN Red List (September 2022), use this site during the breeding period. Sufficient numbers of birds use this site so as to trigger both Global and European specific IBA criteria.

Acknowledgements
This research received funding from the LIFE Programme of the European Union. The project is co-financed by the Government Office for Cooperation with NGOs and the Environmental Protection and Energy Efficiency Fund.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Hvar Channel. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 07/02/2023.