BG068
Karlukovski Karst


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2005

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Eurasian Eagle-owl Bubo bubo LC resident 1996 10-12 breeding pairs B2, C6
European Honey-buzzard Pernis apivorus LC breeding 1998 5-10 breeding pairs C6
Levant Sparrowhawk Accipiter brevipes LC breeding 2005 4 breeding pairs B2, C6
Long-legged Buzzard Buteo rufinus LC resident 2005 10 breeding pairs B2, C6
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis LC resident 2005 15-20 breeding pairs B2
Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus LC resident 1996 20-35 breeding pairs B2
Barred Warbler Curruca nisoria LC breeding 1996 100-120 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.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here


IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Vodopad Skoka na reka Belilkata Prirodna Zabelezhitelnost 0 protected area contained by site 0
Tektonski greben-Kaleto Prirodna Zabelezhitelnost 57 protected area contained by site 0
Svirchovitza Prirodna Zabelezhitelnost 2 protected area contained by site 0
Strupanitza Prirodna Zabelezhitelnost 13 protected area contained by site 0
Skalno obrazuvanie Kuklite Prirodna Zabelezhitelnost 11 protected area contained by site 0
Skalnite kukli Prirodna Zabelezhitelnost 64 protected area contained by site 0
Shtarka Zashtitena Mestnost 1 protected area contained by site 0
Samuilitza edno I dve Prirodna Zabelezhitelnost 4 protected area contained by site 0
Prohodna Prirodna Zabelezhitelnost 2 protected area contained by site 0
Kupenite Prirodna Zabelezhitelnost 4 protected area contained by site 0
Karlukovski karstov kompleks Prirodna Zabelezhitelnost 11 protected area contained by site 0
Karlukovski karst Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 14,211 is identical to site 14,209
Karlukovo Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 28,842 protected area overlaps with site 13,062
Kamarata Prirodna Zabelezhitelnost 1 protected area contained by site 0
Haydushka dupka Prirodna Zabelezhitelnost 3 protected area contained by site 0
Galabarnika Prirodna Zabelezhitelnost 4 protected area contained by site 0
Chuklite Prirodna Zabelezhitelnost 1 protected area contained by site 0
Chervenitza Prirodna Zabelezhitelnost 3 protected area contained by site 0
Bankovitza Prirodna Zabelezhitelnost 3 protected area contained by site 0


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Karlukovski Karst. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/08/2022.