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Location Slovakia, Prešov
Central coordinates 21o 51.13' East  49o 11.50' North
IBA criteria C1, C6
Area 107,736 ha
Altitude 160 - 880m
Year of IBA assessment 2004

Slovak Ornithological Society / BirdLife Slovakia



Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Hazel Grouse Bonasa bonasia breeding  1995-2003  550-750 breeding pairs  C6  Least Concern 
Black Stork Ciconia nigra breeding  1995-2003  21-25 breeding pairs  C6  Least Concern 
White Stork Ciconia ciconia breeding  1995-2003  33-47 breeding pairs  C6  Least Concern 
Lesser Spotted Eagle Clanga pomarina breeding  1995-2003  38-42 breeding pairs  C6  Least Concern 
Red Kite Milvus milvus breeding  1995-2003  4-6 breeding pairs  C6  Near Threatened 
Corncrake Crex crex breeding  1995-2003  290-410 males only  C1  Least Concern 
Ural Owl Strix uralensis breeding  1995-2003  75-85 breeding pairs  C6  Least Concern 
European Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus breeding  1995-2003  120-160 breeding pairs  C6  Least Concern 
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis breeding  1995-2003  35-45 breeding pairs  C6  Least Concern 
Dendrocopos leucotos breeding  1995-2003  200-240 breeding pairs  C6  Not Recognised 
Black Woodpecker Dryocopus martius breeding  1995-2003  230-270 breeding pairs  C6  Least Concern 
Picus canus breeding  1995-2003  150-200 breeding pairs  C6  Not Recognised 
Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio breeding  1995-2003  3,000-4,000 breeding pairs  C6  Least Concern 
Wood Lark Lullula arborea breeding  1995-2003  70-90 breeding pairs  C6  Least Concern 
Barred Warbler Sylvia nisoria breeding  1995-2003  600-800 breeding pairs  C6  Least Concern 
Red-breasted Flycatcher Ficedula parva breeding  1995-2003  1,800-2,000 breeding pairs  C6  Least Concern 
Collared Flycatcher Ficedula albicollis breeding  1995-2003  3,100-4,900 breeding pairs  C6  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Alúvium Rieky - SKUEV0049 Habitats Directive 13 protected area contained by site 13  
Beskýd - SKUEV0229 Habitats Directive 29,215 protected area is adjacent to site 0  
Beskyd - SKUEV0387 Habitats Directive 5,415 protected area overlaps with site 5,034  
Bukovské vrchy - SKCHVU002 Birds Directive 43,235 protected area is adjacent to site 0  
Danova - SKUEV0211 Habitats Directive 891 protected area overlaps with site 762  
Dukla - SKUEV0048 Habitats Directive 6,874 protected area overlaps with site 6,319  
Hostovické lúky - SKUEV0386 Habitats Directive 13 protected area contained by site 13  
I Habitats Directive 485 protected area contained by site 485  
Kamenná - SKUEV0043 Habitats Directive 837 protected area contained by site 837  
Košariská - SKUEV0016 Habitats Directive 10 protected area contained by site 10  
Laborecká vrchovina - SKCHVU011 Birds Directive 107,716 protected area contained by site 107,716  
Lázky - SKUEV0014 Habitats Directive 45 protected area contained by site 45  
Pliškov vrch - SKUEV0385 Habitats Directive 85 protected area contained by site 85  
Pod Èelom - SKUEV0318 Habitats Directive 533 protected area contained by site 533  
Potok Svetlica - SKUEV0011 Habitats Directive 2 protected area contained by site 2  
Rieka Laborec - SKUEV0232 Habitats Directive 16 protected area contained by site 16  
Tok Udavy s Habitats Directive 22 protected area contained by site 22  

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