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Location Bulgaria
Central coordinates 26o 3.38' East  41o 35.07' North
IBA criteria C6
Area 19,658 ha
Altitude 65 - 584m
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
White-tailed Sea-eagle Haliaeetus albicilla resident  1996  1 breeding pairs  medium  C6  Least Concern 
Booted Eagle Hieraaetus pennatus breeding  1996  3 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Osprey Pandion haliaetus breeding  1996  1 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Ivailovgrad Reservoir - BG0002106 Birds Directive 19,658 is identical to site 19,658  
Rodopi - Iztochni - BG0001032 Habitats Directive 217,353 protected area contains site 19,658  

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2015) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ivailovgrad Reservoir. Downloaded from on 19/04/2015

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