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Location Bulgaria
Central coordinates 24o 35.47' East  43o 1.07' North
IBA criteria A1, C1, C6
Area 12,387 ha
Altitude 253 - 872m
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
Corncrake Crex crex breeding  1996  35-60 breeding pairs  good  A1, C1  Least Concern 
Picus canus resident  1996  25-40 breeding pairs  medium  C6  Not Recognised 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Mikre - BG0000616 Habitats Directive 15,447 protected area contains site 12,387  
Mikre - BG0002088 Birds Directive 12,387 is identical to site 12,387  

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mikre Meadows. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/10/2014

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