River Topolka-river Babuna-river Bregalnica

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2008

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Rock Partridge Alectoris graeca NT breeding 2007 30-50 breeding pairs A3
Eurasian Thick-knee Burhinus oedicnemus LC breeding 2006 5-20 breeding pairs B2
Eurasian Eagle-owl Bubo bubo LC resident 2007 4-10 breeding pairs B2
Egyptian Vulture Neophron percnopterus EN breeding 2007 4-5 breeding pairs A1, B2
Short-toed Snake-eagle Circaetus gallicus LC breeding 2009 4-7 breeding pairs B2
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca VU resident 2007 2-4 breeding pairs A1, B2
Long-legged Buzzard Buteo rufinus LC breeding 2007 5-7 breeding pairs B2
European Roller Coracias garrulus LC breeding 2006 10-20 breeding pairs A1
Lanner Falcon Falco biarmicus LC breeding 2007 3-4 breeding pairs B2
Masked Shrike Lanius nubicus LC breeding 2005 10-30 breeding pairs A3, B2
Olive-tree Warbler Hippolais olivetorum LC breeding - present A3
Subalpine Warbler Curruca cantillans LC breeding - present A3
Western Rock Nuthatch Sitta neumayer LC breeding - common A3
Black-eared Wheatear Oenanthe hispanica LC breeding - common A3
Black-headed Bunting Emberiza melanocephala LC breeding - present A3

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.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here

IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Karaslari Zastiteni podracja koi seuste ne se revidirani 153 protected area contained by site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Perennial crops, orchards and groves, Other urban and industrial areas -
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Native coniferous woodland -
Grassland -
Other -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: River Topolka-river Babuna-river Bregalnica. Downloaded from on 14/08/2022.