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Location Czech Republic, South Moravia Region
Central coordinates 16o 57.00' East  48o 55.00' North
IBA criteria C6
Area 1,412 ha
Altitude 177 - 322m
Year of IBA assessment 2002

Czech Society for Ornithology

Site description This IBA is typical for bird species of dry forested steppes and species bound to a landscape with non-intensive small-scale farming.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Syrian Woodpecker Dendrocopos syriacus resident  2001-2002  20-25 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Barred Warbler Sylvia nisoria breeding  2001-2002  60-80 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Ortolan Bunting Emberiza hortulana breeding  1998-2002  6-18 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 

IBA Monitoring

2010 not assessed very unfavourable not assessed
Good - based on reliable and complete / representative data

Dendrocopos syriacus Syrian Woodpecker 22 10 breeding pairs 46 unfavourable
Sylvia nisoria Barred Warbler 70 30 breeding pairs 43 unfavourable
Emberiza hortulana Ortolan Bunting 12 1 breeding pairs 9 very unfavourable

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Hovoranske louky Nature Reserve 11 protected area overlaps with site 0  
Spidlaky Natural Monument 21 protected area overlaps with site 0  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland   4%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land  82%
Shrubland   minor
Wetlands (inland)   minor

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture major

Protection status There are three small-scale protected areas within the IBA. IBA is coverd by SPA.

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Hovoransko-Cejkovicko. Downloaded from on 22/10/2016

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