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Location Slovenia
Central coordinates 14o 42.16' East  46o 21.15' North
IBA criteria A3, B3, C6
Area 22,930 ha
Altitude 550 - 2,558m
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
Hazel Grouse Bonasa bonasia breeding  2006  150-300 breeding pairs  C6  Least Concern 
Black Grouse Tetrao tetrix breeding  2001-2010  200-400 breeding pairs  C6  Least Concern 
Western Capercaillie Tetrao urogallus breeding  2004-2010  120-200 males only  C6  Least Concern 
Rock Ptarmigan Lagopus muta breeding  2001  40-70 breeding pairs  C6  Least Concern 
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus breeding  2005-2011  8-10 breeding pairs  C6  Least Concern 
Eurasian Pygmy-owl Glaucidium passerinum breeding  2001  50-70 breeding pairs  C6  Least Concern 
Boreal Owl Aegolius funereus breeding  2002-2010  50-80 breeding pairs  C6  Least Concern 
Eurasian Three-toed Woodpecker Picoides tridactylus breeding  2002  50-100 breeding pairs  C6  Least Concern 
Yellow-billed Chough Pyrrhocorax graculus breeding  2002-2010  50-100 breeding pairs  A3  Least Concern 
Wallcreeper Tichodroma muraria breeding  2002  20-30 breeding pairs  A3  Least Concern 
Ring Ouzel Turdus torquatus breeding  2002-2010  300-500 breeding pairs  B3  Least Concern 
Red-breasted Flycatcher Ficedula parva breeding  2004-2007  20-40 breeding pairs  C6  Least Concern 
Alpine Accentor Prunella collaris breeding  2002  200-300 breeding pairs  A3  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Kamniško - Savinjske Alpe - SI3000264 Habitats Directive 14,519 protected area overlaps with site 8,231  
Kamniško - Savinjske Alpe in vzhodne Karavanke - SI5000024 Birds Directive 23,283 protected area overlaps with site 22,075  
Mesarska lopa - SI3000098 Habitats Directive 21 protected area overlaps with site 4  
Olševa - borovja - SI3000235 Habitats Directive 129 protected area contained by site 129  
Peca - SI3000132 Habitats Directive 385 protected area contained by site 385  
Raduha - SI3000108 Habitats Directive 1,622 protected area overlaps with site 1,390  
Smrekovško pogorje - SI3000038 Habitats Directive 87 protected area contained by site 87  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Rocky areas Inland cliffs  -
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland; Mixed woodland; Native coniferous woodland; Treeline ecotone  major
Grassland Alpine, subalpine and boreal grassland; Mesophile grasslands  minor

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry -
rangeland/pastureland -
tourism/recreation -
not utilised -

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Grintovci. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/04/2014

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