RS028
Suva mountain


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2019

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Yellow-billed Chough Pyrrhocorax graculus LC resident 2017-2019 30-40 breeding pairs A3
Rufous-tailed Rock-thrush Monticola saxatilis LC breeding 2017-2019 15-20 breeding pairs B1b
Alpine Accentor Prunella collaris LC breeding 2017-2019 2-3 breeding pairs 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.

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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Suva planina Special Nature Reserve 31,860 protected area overlaps with site 17,180
Suva planiana Rezervat prirode 18,117 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Treeline ecotone -
Shrubland Scrub, Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis -
Grassland Steppes and dry calcareous grassland, Alpine, subalpine and boreal grassland, Mesophile grasslands -
Caves and Subterranean Habitats (non-aquatic) Caves -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Perennial crops, orchards and groves, Forestry plantations, Ruderal land -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Scree & boulders, Inland cliffs -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
hunting -
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Suva mountain. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/08/2022.