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Location Bulgaria
Central coordinates 24o 57.58' East  43o 13.20' North
IBA criteria A1, C1, C6
Area 7,893 ha
Altitude 92 - 484m
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
Short-toed Snake-eagle Circaetus gallicus breeding  1997  3 breeding pairs  medium  C6  Least Concern 
Corncrake Crex crex breeding  1996  20 breeding pairs  good  A1, C1  Least Concern 
Eurasian Eagle-owl Bubo bubo resident  1996  4-5 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Ortolan Bunting Emberiza hortulana breeding  1996  650-700 breeding pairs  medium  C6  Least Concern 

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Devetashko Plateau. Downloaded from on 23/10/2016

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