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Location Slovenia, Primorska
Central coordinates 13o 41.52' East  46o 2.26' North
IBA criteria B2, C6
Area 3,170 ha
Altitude 290 - 800m
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
European Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus breeding  2002-2010  30-40 breeding pairs  C6  Least Concern 
Wood Lark Lullula arborea breeding  2002-2010  290-380 breeding pairs  B2, C6  Least Concern 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland Mesophile grasslands; Steppes and dry calcareous grassland  major
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland; Mixed woodland  minor
Artificial - terrestrial Other urban and industrial areas; Perennial crops, orchards and groves  minor

Land use

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

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Banjšice plateau. Downloaded from on 23/10/2016

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