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Location Slovenia, Étajerska
Central coordinates 15o 40.07' East  46o 22.00' North
IBA criteria A1, B1i, B2, C1, C2, C6
Area 1,700 ha
Altitude 239 - 244m
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
Osprey Pandion haliaetus passage  2009-2011  50-130 individuals  C6  Least Concern 
Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca breeding  2007-2010  10-20 breeding pairs  B2, C6  Near Threatened 
Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca passage  2007-2010  100-200 individuals  A1, C1  Near Threatened 
Ixobrychus minutus breeding  2002-2010  5-13 breeding pairs  C6  Not Recognised 
Great White Egret Ardea alba winter  2008-2010  65-180 individuals  C6  Least Concern 
Great White Egret Ardea alba passage  2008-2010  450-500 individuals  B1i, C2  Least Concern 
Western Marsh-harrier Circus aeruginosus passage  2009-2011  260-1,700 individuals  C6  Least Concern 
Circus cyaneus passage  2002-2011  190-390 individuals  C6  Not Recognised 
Black Kite Milvus migrans breeding  2001-2010  2-3 breeding pairs  C6  Least Concern 
Spotted Crake Porzana porzana breeding  2002-2009  5-15 breeding pairs  C6  Least Concern 
Common Crane Grus grus passage  2002-2011  500-1,000 individuals  B1i, C2, C6  Least Concern 
Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata passage  2002-2010  50-200 individuals  A1, C1  Near Threatened 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Krajinski park Racki ribniki - Po Landscape Park 459 protected area overlaps with site 390  
Po Nature Monument 27 protected area overlaps with site 26  
Po Nature Monument 24 protected area contained by site 24  
Podova - ribniki v Grajevniku - zoolo Nature Monument 5 protected area contained by site 5  
Pragersko - marsiljka - SI3000089 Habitats Directive 67 protected area is adjacent to site 0  
Race - Turnovi ribniki - botanicni in zoolo Nature Monument 8 protected area contained by site 8  
Racki ribniki - ornitolo Nature Monument 50 protected area contained by site 50  
Racki ribniki - Po Habitats Directive 506 protected area overlaps with site 446  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater  -
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland  minor

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Črete. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/11/2014

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