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Location Bulgaria
Central coordinates 25o 43.28' East  42o 1.75' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i, B1i, C1, C2
Area 409 ha
Altitude 85 - 93m
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
Pygmy Cormorant Microcarbo pygmaeus winter  1997  150-2,050 individuals  good  A1, A4i, B1i, C1, C2  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Reka Maritza - BG0000578 Habitats Directive 14,693 protected area overlaps with site 372  
Zlato Pole - BG0002103 Birds Directive 409 is identical to site 409  

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2015) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Zlato Pole. Downloaded from on 29/03/2015

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