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Location Bulgaria
Central coordinates 23o 12.27' East  43o 14.58' North
IBA criteria A1, C1
Area 2,800 ha
Altitude 282 - 570m
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 breeding pairs  good  A1, C1  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Berkovitsa - BG0002090 Birds Directive 2,800 is identical to site 2,800  

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Berkovitsa Meadows. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 02/09/2014

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