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Slovenský karst


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2004

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
European Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus LC breeding 1995-2003 110-170 breeding pairs C6
Eurasian Bittern Botaurus stellaris LC breeding 1995-2003 1-3 breeding pairs C6
Short-toed Snake-eagle Circaetus gallicus LC breeding 1995-2003 1-3 breeding pairs C6
Middle Spotted Woodpecker Leiopicus medius LC breeding 1995-2003 210-290 breeding pairs C6
Woodlark Lullula arborea LC breeding 1995-2003 50-90 breeding pairs C6
Barred Warbler Sylvia nisoria LC breeding 1995-2003 500-700 breeding pairs 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.

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


IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Zvonivá jama Národná prírodná pamiatka 0 protected area contained by site 0
Zemné hradisko Prírodná rezervácia / súkromná prírodná rezervácia 56 protected area overlaps with site 56
Zádielska tiesòava National Nature Reserve 215 protected area contained by site 215
Zádielska tiesňava Národná prírodná rezervácia 215 protected area contained by site 0
Volovske vrchy Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 121,421 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Turniansky hradný vrch National Nature Reserve 14 protected area contained by site 14
Turniansky hradný vrch Národná prírodná rezervácia 14 protected area contained by site 0
Sokolia skala Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 12 protected area contained by site 0
Sokolia skala Prírodná rezervácia / súkromná prírodná rezervácia 12 protected area contained by site 12
Snežná diera Národná prírodná pamiatka 0 protected area contained by site 0
Slovensky Kras Protected Landscape Area UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 74,500 protected area contained by site 36,166
Slovenský kras - OP Ochranné pásmo národného parku; druhý stupeň ochrany 11,742 protected area overlaps with site 0
Slovenský kras Protected Landscape Area 36,166 protected area contained by site 36,166
Slovensky kras Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 43,860 protected area overlaps with site 39,640
Slovenský kras Národný park; tretí stupeň ochrany 34,611 protected area overlaps with site 0
Slaná Chránený areál / súkromný chránený areál 35 protected area overlaps with site 0
Slana Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 35 protected area overlaps with site 17
Skalistý potok Národná prírodná pamiatka 0 protected area contained by site 1
Silická ľadnica Národná prírodná pamiatka 0 protected area contained by site 0
Pod Straznym hrebenom Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 178 protected area overlaps with site 59
Pod Strážnym hrebeňom Národná prírodná rezervácia 97 protected area contained by site 0
Pod Strá_nym hrebeòom National Nature Reserve 97 protected area contained by site 97
Pod Fabiankou Prírodná rezervácia / súkromná prírodná rezervácia 1 protected area contained by site 1
Plesivske strane Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 397 protected area overlaps with site 380
Plesivska planina Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,860 protected area overlaps with site 2,590
Palanta Prírodná rezervácia / súkromná prírodná rezervácia 87 protected area contained by site 87
Palanta Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 759 protected area contained by site 0
Oltár Nature Monument / Private Nature Monument 0 protected area contained by site 0
Obrovská priepasť Národná prírodná pamiatka 0 protected area contained by site 0
Milada Národná prírodná pamiatka 0 protected area contained by site 0
Kunia priepasť Národná prírodná pamiatka 0 protected area contained by site 0
Krásnohorská jaskyňa - OP Ochranné pásmo NPR, PR, NPP a PP 196 protected area contained by site 0
Krásnohorská jaskyňa Národná prírodná pamiatka 0 protected area contained by site 0
Kráľova studňa Prírodná rezervácia / súkromná prírodná rezervácia 11 protected area contained by site 11
Keèovské skrapy National Nature Reserve 7 protected area contained by site 7
Kečovské škrapy Národná prírodná rezervácia 7 protected area contained by site 0
Kecovske skrapy Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 355 protected area overlaps with site 285
Jasovske dubiny Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 36 protected area contained by site 27
Jasovské dubiny Národná prírodná rezervácia 35 protected area contained by site 35
Jasovská jaskyňa Národná prírodná pamiatka 0 protected area contained by site 0
Hrušovská lesostep Národná prírodná rezervácia 41 protected area overlaps with site 41
Hrusovska lesostep Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 40 protected area contained by site 41
Hrušovská jaskyňa Národná prírodná pamiatka 0 protected area contained by site 0
Horny vrch Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 6,028 protected area overlaps with site 5,861
Havrania skala Národná prírodná rezervácia 147 protected area contained by site 147
Hatinská jaskyňa Nature Monument / Private Nature Monument 0 protected area contained by site 0
Gombasecká jaskyňa - OP Ochranné pásmo NPR, PR, NPP a PP 642 protected area contained by site 0
Gombasecká jaskyňa Národná prírodná pamiatka 0 protected area contained by site 0
Gerlašské skaly Prírodná rezervácia / súkromná prírodná rezervácia 22 protected area contained by site 22
Fabianka Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 648 protected area contained by site 737
Drieòovec National Nature Reserve 186 protected area contained by site 186
Drienovská jaskyňa Národná prírodná pamiatka 0 protected area contained by site 0
Drienovec Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 206 protected area contained by site 200
Drieňovec Národná prírodná rezervácia 186 protected area contained by site 0
Domické škrapy Národná prírodná rezervácia 24 protected area contained by site 24
Domicke skrapy Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 112 protected area contained by site 112
Domica - OP Ochranné pásmo NPR, PR, NPP a PP 617 protected area overlaps with site 0
Domica Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 622 protected area overlaps with site 0
Domica Národná prírodná pamiatka 0 protected area contained by site 0
Dolny vrch Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,527 protected area contained by site 1,528
Dlhy vrch Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 5 protected area contained by site 0
Diviačia priepasť Národná prírodná pamiatka 0 protected area contained by site 0
Cierna Moldava Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,895 protected area overlaps with site 0
Cesky zavrt Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 4 protected area overlaps with site 3
Caves of Aggtelek Karst and Slovak Karst World Heritage Site (natural or mixed) 56,651 protected area overlaps with site 35,576
Caves of Aggtelek Karst and Slovak Karst World Heritage Site (natural or mixed) 56,563 protected area overlaps with site 28,811
Bubenik Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 170 protected area overlaps with site 0
Brzotinske skaly Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 436 protected area contained by site 427
Brzotínske skaly Národná prírodná rezervácia 434 protected area contained by site 434
Brázda Národná prírodná pamiatka 0 protected area contained by site 0
Ardovská jaskyňa Národná prírodná pamiatka 0 protected area contained by site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Native coniferous woodland, Mixed woodland, Wooded steppe, Treeline ecotone -
Shrubland Scrub -
Grassland Steppes and dry calcareous grassland, Humid grasslands, Mesophile grasslands -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Perennial crops, orchards and groves, Forestry plantations, Urban parks and gardens, Other urban and industrial areas, Ruderal land -
Introduced vegetation -
Caves and Subterranean Habitats (non-aquatic) Caves -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Scree & boulders, Inland cliffs -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
urban/industrial/transport -
not utilised -
hunting -
tourism/recreation -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Slovenský karst. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 03/12/2020.