Snežnik plateau and Pivka valley


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2011

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 2001-2010 10-20 breeding pairs C6
European Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus LC breeding 2002-2010 100-200 breeding pairs B2, C6
Boreal Owl Aegolius funereus LC breeding 1997-2001 40-70 breeding pairs C6
Eurasian Scops-owl Otus scops LC breeding 2007-2011 40-50 breeding pairs B2
Ural Owl Strix uralensis LC breeding 1999-2010 140-200 breeding pairs C6
Short-toed Snake-eagle Circaetus gallicus LC breeding 1999-2010 1-3 breeding pairs C6
Griffon Vulture Gyps fulvus LC breeding 2005-2009 90-100 breeding pairs C6
Three-toed Woodpecker Picoides tridactylus LC breeding 2002-2011 30-40 breeding pairs C6
White-backed Woodpecker Dendrocopos leucotos LC breeding 2007-2011 15-25 breeding pairs C6
Woodlark Lullula arborea LC breeding 2002-2010 350-460 breeding pairs B2, C6
Barred Warbler Sylvia nisoria LC breeding 2004-2010 530-890 breeding pairs B3, C6
Rufous-tailed Rock-thrush Monticola saxatilis LC breeding 1999 40-50 breeding pairs B2
Rock Bunting Emberiza cia LC breeding 2002-2010 400-500 breeding pairs B2

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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IBA Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2015 high not assessed not assessed
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information good

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Transportation and service corridors roads and railroads happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Not assessed Not assessed Not assessed not assessed
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Snežnik - Pivka ekološko pomembno območje 51,673 protected area overlaps with site 0
Snežnik - Pivka Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 54,927 protected area overlaps with site 48,522
Snežnik - Pivka posebno varstveno območje 54,927 protected area overlaps with site 0
Rakova kotlina pri Rakeku (Rakov Škocjan) krajinski park 124 protected area contained by site 0
Osrednje območje življenjskega prostora velikih zveri ekološko pomembno območje 347,978 protected area overlaps with site 0
Notranjski trikotnik posebno varstveno območje 15,232 protected area overlaps with site 0
Notranjski trikotnik ekološko pomembno območje 15,298 protected area overlaps with site 0
Notranjski Trikotnik Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 15,232 protected area overlaps with site 4,365
Notranjski Snežnik naravni rezervat 820 protected area contained by site 0
Notranjski Snežnik naravni rezervat 161 protected area contained by site 0
Notranjski regijski park regijski park 22,284 protected area overlaps with site 0
Mašun krajinski park 87 protected area contained by site 0
Loško polje ekološko pomembno območje 605 protected area overlaps with site 0
Lipe v vasi Knežak naravni spomenik 1 protected area overlaps with site 0
Krajinski park Pivška presihajoča jezera krajinski park 13,783 protected area contained by site 0
Kozja Luknja Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 12 protected area overlaps with site 7
Javorniška koliševka naravni spomenik 4 protected area contained by site 0
Javorniki - Snežnik Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 44,038 protected area contained by site 43,821
Javorniki - Snežnik posebno varstveno območje 44,039 protected area contained by site 0
Jama Podrošce naravni spomenik 1 protected area overlaps with site 0
Graščinski kompleks Snežnik spomenik oblikovane narave 264 protected area overlaps with site 0
Cerkvena lipa v Škriljah naravni spomenik 1 protected area overlaps with site 0
Cerknisko jezero z okolico Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 7,514 protected area overlaps with site 0
Cerkniško jezero Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 3,351 protected area overlaps with site 0
Cerkniško jezero posebno varstveno območje 3,351 protected area overlaps with site 0
Bukve Trije kralji na Gomanci naravni spomenik 1 protected area overlaps with site 0
Brezno pri Ogelnicah nad kočo Debeli kamen naravni spomenik 1 protected area overlaps with site 0
Brezno ob Lenčajski cesti naravni spomenik 1 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Mixed woodland -
Grassland Alpine, subalpine and boreal grassland, Mesophile grasslands, Steppes and dry calcareous grassland -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry -
rangeland/pastureland -
not utilised -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Snežnik plateau and Pivka valley. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/01/2021.