MK002
River Radika catchment


Country/territory: North Macedonia

IBA Criteria met: A3, B2 (2008)
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Area: 66,384 ha

Protection status:

Macedonian Ecological Society

Site description
Cliffs, rocky gorges, mountains, woodland (deciduous and coniferous), and alpine pastures. Land-uses include cattle-grazing and forestry.

Key biodiversity
Other breeding species include Circaetus gallicus (1 pair), Aquila clanga/A. pomarina (1 pair), Hieraaetus pennatus (possibly 1-2 pairs), Falco biarmicus (1 pair), F. peregrinus (2-3 pairs), Bonasa bonasia, Caprimulgus europaeus, Alcedo atthis, Dryocopus martius, and possibly Dendrocopos leucotos, Dendrocopos medius and Picoides tridactylus.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: River Radika catchment. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 30/10/2020.