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Location Bulgaria
Central coordinates 26o 37.68' East  43o 11.05' North
IBA criteria A1, C1, C6
Area 1,478 ha
Altitude 194 - 404m
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  80 breeding pairs  good  A1, C1, C6  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Ovcharovo Meadows - BG0002093 Birds Directive 1,478 is identical to site 1,478  
Preslavska planina - BG0000421 Habitats Directive 14,060 protected area overlaps with site 395  

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

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