HR020
Krka and Surrounding Plateau


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 400-500 breeding pairs B2, C2, C6
European Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus LC breeding 2010 350-500 breeding pairs B2, C6
Spotted Crake Porzana porzana LC breeding 2010 2-3 breeding pairs C6
Little Crake Zapornia parva LC breeding 2010 4-6 breeding pairs C6
Pygmy Cormorant Microcarbo pygmaeus LC winter 2010 250-300 individuals C6
Eurasian Eagle-owl Bubo bubo LC resident 2010 50-70 breeding pairs B2, C2, C6
Short-toed Snake-eagle Circaetus gallicus LC breeding 2010 7-10 breeding pairs B2, C6
Hen Harrier Circus cyaneus LC winter 2010 70-100 individuals B1iii, C2, C6
Merlin Falco columbarius LC winter 2010 5-7 individuals C6
Lesser Grey Shrike Lanius minor LC breeding 2010 350-500 breeding pairs C6
Calandra Lark Melanocorypha calandra LC breeding 2010 120-150 breeding pairs C6
Greater Short-toed Lark Calandrella brachydactyla LC breeding 2010 30-120 breeding pairs C6
Woodlark Lullula arborea LC breeding 2010 700-1,100 breeding pairs C6
Olive-tree Warbler Hippolais olivetorum LC breeding 2010 15-50 breeding pairs B3, C2, 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

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Zrmanja Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,253 protected area overlaps with site 0
Velebit Mountain UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 200,000 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Velebit Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 203,517 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Velebit Park prirode 203,551 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Ušće Krke Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 4,424 protected area overlaps with site 0
Šire područje NP Krka Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 13,159 protected area contained by site 0
Šibensko zaledje - Lozovac Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 25 protected area overlaps with site 0
Ravni kotari Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 65,115 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Ravni kotari Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 31,511 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Područje oko špilje Škarin Samograd Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 6,754 protected area contained by site 0
Pećina; Raslina Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1 protected area overlaps with site 0
Park prirode Velebit Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 182,852 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Krka i okolni plato Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 87,735 protected area overlaps with site 0
Krka - gornji tok Značajni krajobraz 3,882 protected area overlaps with site 0
Krka - donji tok Značajni krajobraz 3,359 protected area overlaps with site 0
Krka Nacionalni park 11,064 protected area contained by site 14,200
Krka Specially Protected Area of Marine Importance (Barcelona Convention) 14,200 protected area contained by site 14,200
Èikola Značajni krajobraz 1,140 protected area contained by site 0
Drenovača jama Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1 protected area contained by site 0
Čikola Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 495 protected area overlaps with site 0
Bunari Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1 protected area contained by site 0
Brbišnica - Vrbica Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Rivers and streams -
Sea Sea inlets and coastal features -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Inland cliffs -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
tourism/recreation -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Krka and Surrounding Plateau. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/04/2021.