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Location Bulgaria
Central coordinates 28o 6.37' East  43o 24.23' North
IBA criteria A1, A4iv, B1iv, C1, C5, C6
Area 1,554 ha
Altitude 1 - 233m
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
Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus passage  2004  36 individuals  good  A1, C1  Near Threatened 
Pied Wheatear Oenanthe pleschanka breeding  1997  35 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
A4iv Species group - soaring birds/cranes passage  2004  115,000-134,000 individuals  good  A4iv, B1iv, C5   

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Balchik. Downloaded from on 24/10/2016

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