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Location Bulgaria
Central coordinates 25o 13.58' East  43o 37.08' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i, B1i, C1, C3, C6
Area 5,441 ha
Altitude 21 - 64m
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
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons winter  1996  40,450 individuals  good  A4i, B1i, C3  Least Concern 
Red-breasted Goose Branta ruficollis winter  1996  122 individuals  good  A1, C1  Vulnerable 
Pygmy Cormorant Microcarbo pygmaeus breeding  1996  19 breeding pairs  good  A1, C1, C6  Least Concern 

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

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