Mikre Meadows

IBA Justification

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).

IBA Protection

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Mikre Meadows. Downloaded from on 02/10/2023.