HR042
Ravni Kotari


Country/territory: Croatia

IBA Criteria met: B1iii, B2, B3, C2, C6 (2010)
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Area: 59,287 ha

Protection status:

Association BIOM

Site description
These extensive open habitats are the most important nesting area of Montagu’s Harriers in Croatia. Succession of meadows results in developing white oak forests with the biggest Croatian population of Olive-tree Warbler. The main threats to birds are changes in traditional farming, agricultural intensification, excessive or illegal hunting and unregulated recreational activities and tourism.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ravni Kotari. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 16/12/2019.