IBA Východoslovenská rovina

Východoslovenská rovina

Districts: Michalovce, Trebišov
Altitude: 99 m – 221 m
Area: 245,54 km2

Description

It is a flat area in the northwestern part of Východoslovenská rovina flatland. It is an area with predominance of agricultural landscape with minimum of forest habitats and with significant density of urban sites.

Area protection

IBA Východoslovenská rovina was designated a Special Protection Area (SPA) Ondavská rovina on January 7, 2008.

Importance

Východoslovenská rovina flatland belongs to the most important nesting sites of Eastern Imperial Eagle (Aquila heliaca) in Slovakia. In the territory are nesting other bird species of an open agricultural landscape.

Qualifying species

Species Breeding population Criterion

Pop.min.

Pop.max.

Eastern Imperial Eagle - Aquila heliaca

6

6

C1

Saker Falcon - Falco cherrug

2

4

C6

Syrian Woodpecker - Dendrocopos syriacus

20

60

C6

Tawny Pipit - Anthus campestris

20

40

C6

Other important species

White Stork (Ciconia ciconia), Common Quail (Coturnix coturnix), Corncrake (Crex crex), Common Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis), Crested Lark (Galerida cristata), Common Stonechat (Saxicola torquata)

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