Karavanke


IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2011 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met
Rock Ptarmigan Lagopus muta LC breeding 2002-2010 30-50 breeding pairs C6
Black Grouse Lyrurus tetrix LC breeding 2002-2010 150-250 breeding pairs C6
Yellow-billed Chough Pyrrhocorax graculus LC breeding 2002-2010 50-100 breeding pairs A3
Wallcreeper Tichodroma muraria LC breeding 2002-2010 20-30 breeding pairs A3
Ring Ouzel Turdus torquatus LC breeding 2002-2010 300-600 breeding pairs B3
Alpine Accentor Prunella collaris LC breeding 2002-2010 150-300 breeding pairs A3
White-winged Snowfinch Montifringilla nivalis LC breeding 2002-2010 30-50 breeding pairs A3

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2011).


IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Karavanke posebno varstveno območje 23,090 protected area overlaps with site 0
Karavanke posebno varstveno območje 4,330 protected area overlaps with site 0
Karavanke Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 4,330 protected area overlaps with site 0
Karavanke Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 23,090 protected area overlaps with site 0
Karavanke ekološko pomembno območje 38,095 protected area overlaps with site 0


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Karavanke. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/karavanke-iba-slovenia on 26/02/2024.