Spodnja Sava


IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2011 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met
Black-crowned Night-heron Nycticorax nycticorax LC breeding 2001-2011 5-10 breeding pairs C6
Common Tern Sterna hirundo LC breeding 1999-2010 max 12 breeding pairs C6
Black Kite Milvus migrans LC breeding 2008 2 breeding pairs C6
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis LC breeding 2008 13 breeding pairs C6

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2011).


IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Vrbina posebno varstveno območje 274 protected area overlaps with site 0
Vrbina Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 274 protected area overlaps with site 0
Spodnja Sava posebno varstveno območje 127 protected area overlaps with site 0
Spodnja Sava Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 0 protected area overlaps with site 0
Sotla S Pritoki Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 549 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Sotla s pritoki posebno varstveno območje 549 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Sava od Radeč do državne meje ekološko pomembno območje 2,859 protected area overlaps with site 0
Jovsi ekološko pomembno območje 3,003 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Brežice - park ob ulici 21. maja spomenik oblikovane narave 0 protected area contained by site 0
Brežice - park med Dobovsko cesto in Ulico pod obzidjem spomenik oblikovane narave 1 protected area contained by site 0
Brežice - kostanjev drevored ob Prešernovi cesti spomenik oblikovane narave 0 protected area contained by site 0


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Spodnja Sava. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/spodnja-sava-iba-slovenia on 25/02/2024.