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Location Slovenia, Primorska
Central coordinates 13o 56.11' East  45o 53.57' North
IBA criteria B2, C6
Area 17,130 ha
Altitude 80 - 1,265m
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
Rock Partridge Alectoris graeca breeding  2001  20-40 breeding pairs  B2, C6  Near Threatened 
Falco peregrinus breeding  2005-2011  7-9 breeding pairs  C6  Not Recognised 
Short-toed Snake-eagle Circaetus gallicus breeding  1999-2010  1-3 breeding pairs  C6  Least Concern 
Eurasian Eagle-owl Bubo bubo breeding  2004-2011  10-12 breeding pairs  B2, C6  Least Concern 
European Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus breeding  2001-2010  50-100 breeding pairs  B2, C6  Least Concern 
Eurasian Wryneck Jynx torquilla breeding  2002-2010  50-100 breeding pairs  B2  Least Concern 
Wood Lark Lullula arborea breeding  2002-2010  500-800 breeding pairs  B2, C6  Least Concern 
Rufous-tailed Rock-thrush Monticola saxatilis breeding  2001-2010  40-50 breeding pairs  B2  Least Concern 
Rock Bunting Emberiza cia breeding  2002-2010  850-950 breeding pairs  B2  Least Concern 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Rocky areas Inland cliffs; Scree & boulders  -
Grassland Mesophile grasslands; Steppes and dry calcareous grassland  -
Shrubland Scrub  -
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland; Mixed woodland  -

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
tourism/recreation -
rangeland/pastureland -

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Vipavski rob. Downloaded from on 26/10/2016

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