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Location Slovenia
Central coordinates 13o 36.32' East  45o 31.59' North
IBA criteria B1i, C2, C6
Area 430 ha
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
Egretta garzetta passage  2009  50-100 individuals  C6  Not Recognised 
European Shag Phalacrocorax aristotelis winter  2006-2011  100 individuals  C6  Least Concern 
European Shag Phalacrocorax aristotelis passage  2006-2011  300-400 individuals  B1i, C2  Least Concern 
Mediterranean Gull Larus melanocephalus passage  1990-1995  3,000-10,000 individuals  B1i, C2  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Krajinski park Strunjan Landscape Park 429 is identical to site 429  
Med Izolo in Strunjanom - klif - SI3000249 Habitats Directive 19 protected area contained by site 19  
Med Strunjanom in Pacugom - klif - SI3000245 Habitats Directive 2 protected area is adjacent to site 0  
Naravni rezervat Strunjan Nature Reserve 124 protected area contained by site 124  
Naravni rezervat Strunjan - Stju Nature Reserve 34 protected area contained by site 34  
Naravni spomenik pinijev drevored Nature Monument 1 protected area contained by site 1  
Park ob Vili Tartini Monument of formed / modelled nature 2 protected area contained by site 2  
Strunjanske soline s Stju Habitats Directive 35 protected area contained by site 35  

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2015) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Strunjan saltpans. Downloaded from on 30/01/2015

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