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Location Macedonia, the former Yugoslav Republic of
Central coordinates 22o 10.10' East  41o 56.14' North
IBA criteria A1, B2
Area 12,481 ha
Altitude 320 - 867m
Year of IBA assessment 2008

Macedonian Ecological Society (Affiliate)

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca resident  2009  3-4 breeding pairs  A1  Vulnerable 
Burhinus oedicnemus breeding  2007  5 breeding pairs  poor  B2  Not Recognised 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland)   100%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 100%

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: River Zletovska valley. Downloaded from on 25/10/2016

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