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Western Istrian Maritime Zone


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2010

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Red-throated Loon Gavia stellata LC winter 2010 8-12 individuals B1i, C2, C6
Arctic Loon Gavia arctica LC winter 2010 100-140 individuals C2, C6
European Shag Gulosus aristotelis LC breeding 2010 150-180 breeding pairs B1i, B3, C2, C6
Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis LC winter 2010 60-100 individuals C2, 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)
Zlatni rt - Škaraba Park šuma 71 protected area overlaps with site 0
Vrsarski otoci Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 882 protected area overlaps with site 0
Vrsar - skupina stabala Spomenih parkovne arhitekture 0 protected area overlaps with site 0
Ušće Mirne Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 126 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Šire rovinjsko područje Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 10,195 protected area overlaps with site 0
Rovinjski otoci i priobalno podruèje Značajni krajobraz 1,371 protected area overlaps with site 0
Rovinj - drvored èempresa Spomenih parkovne arhitekture 2 protected area overlaps with site 0
Pomerski zaljev Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 69 protected area overlaps with site 0
Palud Posebni rezervat 227 protected area overlaps with site 0
Otoci rovinjskog područja - podmorje Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 125 protected area contained by site 0
Nacionalni park Brijuni Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 3,400 protected area overlaps with site 0
Medulinski zaljev Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,175 protected area overlaps with site 0
Luka Budava - Istra Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,237 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Limski zaljev - rezervat Posebni rezervat 429 protected area overlaps with site 0
Limski zaljev - kopno Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,168 protected area overlaps with site 0
Limski zaljev Značajni krajobraz 883 protected area overlaps with site 0
Limski kanal - more Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 673 protected area overlaps with site 0
Kašteja Park šuma 34 protected area overlaps with site 0
Gornji Kamenjak Značajni krajobraz 366 protected area overlaps with site 0
Donji Kamenjak i Medulinski arhipelag Značajni krajobraz 424 protected area overlaps with site 0
Donji Kamenjak Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 371 protected area overlaps with site 0
Datule Barbariga Posebni rezervat 426 protected area overlaps with site 0
Brijuni Nacionalni park 3,400 protected area overlaps with site 0
Brdo Soline Park šuma 32 protected area overlaps with site 0
Akvatorij zapadne Istre Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 76,298 protected area overlaps with site 0
Akvatorij zapadne Istre Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 15,470 protected area overlaps with site 0


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Western Istrian Maritime Zone. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/08/2020.