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Location Slovakia, Košice
Central coordinates 21o 42.54' East  48o 38.28' North
IBA criteria C1, C6
Area 24,554 ha
Altitude 99 - 221m
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
Saker Falcon Falco cherrug breeding  1995-2003  2-4 breeding pairs  C6  Endangered 
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca breeding  1995-2003  6 breeding pairs  C1  Vulnerable 
Syrian Woodpecker Dendrocopos syriacus breeding  1995-2003  20-60 breeding pairs  C6  Least Concern 
Tawny Pipit Anthus campestris breeding  1995-2003  20-40 breeding pairs  C6  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Les Habitats Directive 28 protected area contained by site 28  
Východoslovenská rovina - SKCHVU037 Birds Directive 24,537 protected area contained by site 24,537  

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2015) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Vychodoslovenska plain. Downloaded from on 04/05/2015

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