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Lake Cerknica


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2011

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca NT passage 2007-2011 200-600 individuals A1, C1
Corncrake Crex crex LC breeding 1992-2002 60-100 breeding pairs C6
Spotted Crake Porzana porzana LC breeding 2002-2011 10-30 breeding pairs C6
Little Crake Zapornia parva LC breeding 2002-2011 10-20 breeding pairs C6
Common Crane Grus grus LC passage 2007-2011 500-1,500 individuals B1i, C2, C6
Ruff Calidris pugnax LC passage 2000-2010 1,000-1,500 individuals C6
Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola LC passage 2000-2010 1,200-1,500 individuals C6
Hen Harrier Circus cyaneus LC winter 2007-2009 10-50 individuals C6
Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus NT passage 2000-2009 300-1,500 individuals A1, C1, C6
Barred Warbler Sylvia nisoria LC breeding 2008 50-80 breeding pairs B3, 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.

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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Snežnik - Pivka Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 54,927 protected area is adjacent to site 213
Snežnik - Pivka posebno varstveno območje 54,927 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Osrednje območje življenjskega prostora velikih zveri ekološko pomembno območje 347,978 protected area contains site 0
Notranjski trikotnik posebno varstveno območje 15,232 protected area overlaps with site 0
Notranjski trikotnik ekološko pomembno območje 15,298 protected area overlaps with site 0
Notranjski Trikotnik Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 15,232 protected area overlaps with site 3,344
Notranjski regijski park regijski park 22,284 protected area overlaps with site 3,316
Lipa pri cerkvi v Martinjaku naravni spomenik 1 protected area overlaps with site 0
Lipa pri cerkvi - KS Grahovo naravni spomenik 1 protected area overlaps with site 0
Drevored Planina - Martinjak Unec spomenik oblikovane narave 2 protected area overlaps with site 0
Cerknisko jezero z okolico Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 7,514 protected area overlaps with site 7,250
Cerkniško jezero Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 3,351 protected area overlaps with site 3,357
Cerkniško jezero posebno varstveno območje 3,351 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland Humid grasslands, Mesophile grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Rivers and streams, Raised bogs, Water fringe vegetation, Fens, transition mires and springs -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
tourism/recreation -
not utilised -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lake Cerknica. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/10/2020.