Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2005Populations 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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|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|
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Palakaria. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/05/2022.