Vlora Bay, Karaburun Peninsula and Cika mountain

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2000

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos LC resident 1989 4 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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IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Native coniferous woodland, Mixed woodland -
Shrubland Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis -
Grassland Alpine, subalpine and boreal grassland -
Caves and subterranean habitats (non-aquatic) -
Sea Open Sea, Sea inlets and coastal features -
Coastline Lagoons, Sea cliffs and rocky shores, Rock stacks and islets -
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land, Urban parks and gardens -
Rocky areas Scree & boulders, Inland cliffs -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry -
agriculture -
hunting -
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
military -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Vlora Bay, Karaburun Peninsula and Cika mountain. Downloaded from on 26/05/2019.