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Location Bulgaria
Central coordinates 22o 55.02' East  42o 16.77' North
IBA criteria A1, C1
Area 3,995 ha
Altitude 442 - 741m
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  51 breeding pairs  good  A1, C1  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Dolna Koznitsa - BG0002100 Birds Directive 3,995 is identical to site 3,995  
Osogovska planina - BG0001011 Habitats Directive 34,513 protected area is adjacent to site 0  
Skrino - BG0001013 Habitats Directive 11,945 protected area overlaps with site 379  

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2015) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Dolna Koznitsa Meadows. Downloaded from on 30/03/2015

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