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Location Bulgaria
Central coordinates 22o 58.87' East  42o 43.07' North
IBA criteria A1, C1
Area 3,416 ha
Altitude 675 - 1,033m
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  23 breeding pairs  good  A1, C1  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Meshtitsa - BG0002101 Birds Directive 3,416 is identical to site 3,416  

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2015) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Meshtitsa Meadows. Downloaded from on 31/03/2015

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