BG074
Nikopolsko Plateau


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2005

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Short-toed Snake-eagle Circaetus gallicus LC breeding 1996 3-4 breeding pairs C6
Booted Eagle Hieraaetus pennatus LC breeding 1996 3 breeding pairs C6
European Bee-eater Merops apiaster LC breeding 1996 100-850 breeding pairs B2
European Roller Coracias garrulus LC breeding 1996 30-50 breeding pairs C6
Tawny Pipit Anthus campestris LC breeding 1996 30-50 breeding pairs 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

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Skalnata tsarkva Prirodna Zabelezhitelnost 1 protected area contained by site 0
Plavala Zashtitena Mestnost 28 protected area contained by site 0
Peshtera Nanin kamak Prirodna Zabelezhitelnost 3 protected area contained by site 0
Persina Priroden Park 21,762 protected area overlaps with site 0
Persina Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 25,684 protected area overlaps with site 4,082
Obnova - Karaman dol Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 10,751 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Nikopolsko plato Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 18,503 protected area overlaps with site 16,409
Nikopolsko plato Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 22,246 is identical to site 22,260
Kiseletz Zashtitena Mestnost 12 protected area contained by site 0
Belene Islands Complex Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 18,330 protected area overlaps with site 0


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Nikopolsko Plateau. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/01/2022.