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Location Slovenia, Étajerska
Central coordinates 15o 25.31' East  46o 29.10' North
IBA criteria C6
Area 19,990 ha
Altitude 900 - 1,543m
Year of IBA assessment 2011

Drustvo Za Opazovanje in Proucevanje Ptic Slovenije

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Black Grouse Lyrurus tetrix breeding  2000-2002  10-20 breeding pairs  C6  Least Concern 
Western Capercaillie Tetrao urogallus breeding  1999-2001  20-30 males only  C6  Least Concern 
Eurasian Pygmy-owl Glaucidium passerinum breeding  1993-2001  30-50 breeding pairs  C6  Least Concern 
Boreal Owl Aegolius funereus breeding  1996-2001  30-70 breeding pairs  C6  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Barbarski potok s pritoki - SI3000216 Habitats Directive 19 protected area is adjacent to site 0  
Kremžarjev potok izvir - izliv v Barbaro - SI3000012 Habitats Directive 3 protected area is adjacent to site 0  
Pohorje - SI3000270 Habitats Directive 26,826 protected area overlaps with site 13,713  
Pohorje - SI5000006 Birds Directive 17,242 protected area contained by site 17,242  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Mixed woodland  70%
Wetlands (inland) Raised bogs  -

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry major
tourism/recreation -

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2015) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Pohorje. Downloaded from on 25/04/2015

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