Lastovo Channel

Country/territory: Croatia

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4, C1 (2022)
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Area: 73,724 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.

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: Lastovo Channel. Downloaded from on 07/02/2023.