Obnova Fish-ponds

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
White Stork Ciconia ciconia LC breeding 1996 35-45 breeding pairs B2, C6
Great White Egret Ardea alba LC winter 1996 120-130 individuals A4i, B1i, C2
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida LC breeding 1996 10-30 breeding pairs C6
European Roller Coracias garrulus LC breeding 1996 20-25 breeding pairs C6
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis LC resident 1997 10-12 breeding pairs B2

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)
Obnova - Karaman dol Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 10,751 protected area overlaps with site 4,899
Obnova Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 5,422 is identical to site 5,422
Eliata Zashtitena Mestnost 30 protected area is adjacent to site 0

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Obnova Fish-ponds. Downloaded from on 02/04/2023.