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Location Bulgaria
Central coordinates 26o 23.03' East  42o 43.12' North
IBA criteria A1, B2, B3, C1, C6
Area 15,926 ha
Altitude 177 - 1,160m
Year of IBA assessment 2005

Bulgarian Society for the Protection of Birds



Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Saker Falcon Falco cherrug resident  1996  2 breeding pairs  good  B2, C6  Endangered 
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca non-breeding  1996  2-13 individuals  good  A1, C1  Vulnerable 
Middle Spotted Woodpecker Leiopicus medius resident  1996  212-1,665 breeding pairs  medium  C6  Least Concern 
Syrian Woodpecker Dendrocopos syriacus resident  1996  100-240 breeding pairs  good  B3  Least Concern 
Greater Short-toed Lark Calandrella brachydactyla breeding  1996  80-100 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Red-breasted Flycatcher Ficedula parva breeding  1996  10-20 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Grebenetz - BG0000420 Habitats Directive 9,885 protected area overlaps with site 3,130  
Sinite kamani - BG0000164 Habitats Directive 12,289 protected area overlaps with site 11,550  
Sinite Kamani-Grebenets - BG0002058 Birds Directive 15,926 is identical to site 15,926  

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Sinite Kamani-Grebenets. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 02/09/2014

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