The site was identified as important in 2005 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|
|Corncrake Crex crex||LC||breeding||1996||35-60 breeding pairs||A1, C1|
|Grey-faced Woodpecker Picus canus||LC||resident||1996||25-40 breeding pairs||C6|
The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2005).
|Protected area (PA)||PA designation||PA area (ha)||Relationship of PA with IBA||Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)|
|Petko bunar||Zashtitena Mestnost||5||protected area contained by site||0|
|Mikrenska usoyna||Zashtitena Mestnost||2||protected area contained by site||0|
|Mikre||Special Protection Area (Birds Directive)||12,383||is identical to site||12,387|
|Mikre||Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive)||15,447||protected area contains site||12,387|
|Korluk||Zashtitena Mestnost||5||protected area contained by site||0|
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Mikre Meadows. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/mikre-meadows-iba-bulgaria on 02/10/2023.