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Palakaria


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
Common Quail Coturnix coturnix LC breeding 1996 165-210 breeding pairs B2
Corncrake Crex crex LC breeding 1996 80-108 breeding pairs A1, C1, C6
White Stork Ciconia ciconia LC breeding 1996 134 breeding pairs B2, 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

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Vitoshko-Studena State Game Husbandries 46,880 protected area overlaps with site 0
Vitosha Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 27,102 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Vitosha Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 27,102 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Vitosha Priroden Park 27,079 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Verila Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 6,443 protected area overlaps with site 496
Reka Palakaria Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 3,007 protected area overlaps with site 2,805
Palakaria Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 15,799 is identical to site 15,809


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Palakaria. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/09/2020.