HR017
Mount Velebit


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 700-1,200 breeding pairs B2, C2, C6
Hazel Grouse Bonasa bonasia LC resident 2010 700-1,100 breeding pairs C6
Western Capercaillie Tetrao urogallus LC resident 2010 40-60 breeding pairs C6
Eurasian Pygmy-owl Glaucidium passerinum LC resident 2010 50-80 breeding pairs C6
Boreal Owl Aegolius funereus LC resident 2010 100-150 breeding pairs C2, C6
Ural Owl Strix uralensis LC resident 2010 100-150 breeding pairs C2, C6
Eurasian Eagle-owl Bubo bubo LC resident 2010 80-120 breeding pairs B2, C2, C6
European Honey-buzzard Pernis apivorus LC breeding 2010 10-15 breeding pairs C6
Short-toed Snake-eagle Circaetus gallicus LC breeding 2010 12-16 breeding pairs B2, C6
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos LC resident 2010 3 breeding pairs B2, C6
Black Woodpecker Dryocopus martius LC resident 2010 80-160 breeding pairs C6
Picoides tridactylus NR resident 2010 150-250 breeding pairs C6
Dendrocopos leucotos NR resident 2010 300-450 breeding pairs C2, C6
Falco peregrinus NR resident 2010 8-10 breeding pairs C6
Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio LC breeding 2010 15,000-20,000 breeding pairs B2, C2, C6
Woodlark Lullula arborea LC breeding 2010 800-1,200 breeding pairs C6
Barred Warbler Sylvia nisoria LC breeding 2010 100-200 breeding pairs B3, C6
Tawny Pipit Anthus campestris LC breeding 2010 3,000-4,000 breeding pairs B2, C2, C6
Ortolan Bunting Emberiza hortulana LC breeding 2010 1,500-2,500 breeding pairs 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
Zavratnica Značajni krajobraz 41 protected area overlaps with site 0
Zavižan-Balinovac-Zavižanska kosa Posebni rezervat 121 protected area contained by site 0
Visibaba - rezervat Posebni rezervat 78 protected area contained by site 0
Velnaèka glavica Spomenik prirode 7 protected area contained by site 0
Velebitski botanièki vrt Spomenih parkovne arhitekture 49 protected area contained by site 0
Velebit Mountain UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 200,000 protected area overlaps with site 0
Velebit Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 203,517 protected area overlaps with site 0
Velebit Park prirode 203,551 protected area overlaps with site 0
Uvala Zavratnica Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 19 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Uvala Modrić Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 10 protected area overlaps with site 0
Uvala Malin; uvala Duboka Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 154 protected area overlaps with site 0
Uvala Jurišnica Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 23 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Uvala Ivanča Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 18 protected area overlaps with site 0
Sunđerac Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 3 protected area contained by site 0
Štirovaèa Posebni rezervat 123 protected area contained by site 0
Sjeverni Velebit Nacionalni park 11,157 protected area contained by site 0
Ričica Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 177 protected area overlaps with site 0
Područje oko špilje Vratolom Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 11 protected area overlaps with site 0
Park prirode Velebit Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 182,852 protected area overlaps with site 0
Paklenica Nacionalni park 9,508 protected area contained by site 10,200
Paklenica Specially Protected Area of Marine Importance (Barcelona Convention) 3,617 protected area contained by site 3,617
Obsenica Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 41 protected area overlaps with site 0
Novigradsko i Karinsko more Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 3,739 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Nacionalni park Sjeverni Velebit Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 11,157 protected area contained by site 0
Nacionalni park Paklenica Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 9,508 protected area contained by site 0
Markova jama Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1 protected area contained by site 0
Ličko polje Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 53,513 protected area overlaps with site 0
Lička krška polja Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 83,042 protected area overlaps with site 0
Krupa Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 97 protected area overlaps with site 0
Krka i okolni plato Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 87,735 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Kobilica Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2 protected area overlaps with site 0
Hajduèki i Rožanski kukovi Strogi rezervat 1,298 protected area contained by site 0
Gorski kotar i sjeverna Lika Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 223,790 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Gorski kotar i sjeverna Lika Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 217,445 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Cret kod Klepine dulibe Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 7 protected area contained by site 0
Cerovaèke peæine Spomenik prirode 0 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Native coniferous woodland, Mixed woodland -
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 (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mount Velebit. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/09/2020.