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NATURA 2000 - STANDARD DATA FORM

For Special Protection Areas (SPA),
Proposed Sites for Community Importance (pSCI),
Sites of Community Importance (SCI) and
for Special Areas of Conservation (SAC)

TABLE OF CONTENTS

1. SITE IDENTIFICATION

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1.1 Type

B

1.2 Site code

BG0000149

1.3 Site name

Rishki prohod

1.4 First Compilation date

2004-01

1.5 Update date

2018-12

1.6 Respondent:

Name/Organisation:Ministry of Environment and Water, “National Nature Protection Service” Directorate
Address:  Sofia  22    Sofia    1000  Kn. Maria Luiza Blvd. 
Email:natura2000@moew.government.bg

1.7 Site indication and designation / classification dates

Date site proposed as SCI:2007-03
Date site confirmed as SCI:2008-12
Date site designated as SAC: No data
National legal reference of SAC designation: No data
Explanation(s):Adopted by Council of Ministers Decision No. 122/02.03.2007 (promulgated SG 21/2007).

2. SITE LOCATION

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2.1 Site-centre location [decimal degrees]:

Longitude:26.955833
Latitude:42.928889

2.2 Area [ha]

11861.5000

2.3 Marine area [%]

0.0000

2.4 Sitelength [km]:

0.00

2.5 Administrative region code and name

NUTS level 2 code Region Name
BG33Severoiztochen
BG34Yugoiztochen

2.6 Biogeographical Region(s)

Continental (100.00 %)

3. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

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3.1 Habitat types present on the site and assessment for them

Annex I Habitat types Site assessment
Code PF NP Cover [ha] Cave [number] Data quality A|B|C|D A|B|C
      RepresentativityRelative SurfaceConservationGlobal
3260  info      0.95  0.00       
4090  info      118.615  0.00   
6110  info      2.64  0.00 
6210  info      141.63  0.00 
6220  info      404.76  0.00 
6240  info      130.34  0.00 
6430  info      0.86  0.00 
7220  info      2.52  0.00 
8210  info      26.79  0.00 
8310  info      6.00 
9150  info      750.65  0.00 
9170  info      79.67  0.00 
9180  info      381.65  0.00 
91AA  info      93.34  0.00 
91E0  info      6.08  0.00 
91G0  info      35.48  0.00 
91M0  info      1155.73  0.00 
91S0  info      735.17  0.00 
91W0  info      135.75  0.00 
  • PF: for the habitat types that can have a non-priority as well as a priority form (6210, 7130, 9430) enter "X" in the column PF to indicate the priority form.
  • NP: in case that a habitat type no longer exists in the site enter: x (optional)
  • Cover: decimal values can be entered
  • Caves: for habitat types 8310, 8330 (caves) enter the number of caves if estimated surface is not available.
  • Data quality: G = 'Good' (e.g. based on surveys); M = 'Moderate' (e.g. based on partial data with some extrapolation); P = 'Poor' (e.g. rough estimation)

3.2 Species referred to in Article 4 of Directive 2009/147/EC and listed in Annex II of Directive 92/43/EEC and site evaluation for them

Species Population in the site Site assessment
G Code Scientific Name S NP T Size Unit Cat. D.qual. A|B|C|D A|B|C
      MinMax  Pop.Con.Iso.Glo.
M1308Barbastella barbastellus    102  163   
F1138Barbus meridionalis    24629  24629 
A1193Bombina variegata        localities  DD 
M1352Canis lupus       
I1088Cerambyx cerdo    50565  74609 
F1149Cobitis taenia    1074220  1074220  area 
R5194Elaphe sauromates        localities  DD 
R1220Emys orbicularis        localities  DD 
I6199Euplagia quadripunctaria    14370  19335 
P2327Himantoglossum caprinum    47   
I1083Lucanus cervus    75019  147576 
M1355Lutra lutra   
I1089Morimus funereus    105282  122289 
M1323Myotis bechsteinii    106  213 
M1324Myotis myotis          DD       
M1304Rhinolophus ferrumequinum    51  100   
M1303Rhinolophus hipposideros    11  50   
F5339Rhodeus amarus    30805  30805 
I1087Rosalia alpina    20411  37172 
M1335Spermophilus citellus    colonies 
R1219Testudo graeca    localities 
R1217Testudo hermanni    localities 
A1171Triturus karelinii        localities  DD 
I1032Unio crassus             
M2635Vormela peregusna          DD 
  • Group: A = Amphibians, B = Birds, F = Fish, I = Invertebrates, M = Mammals, P = Plants, R = Reptiles
  • S: in case that the data on species are sensitive and therefore have to be blocked for any public access enter: yes
  • NP: in case that a species is no longer present in the site enter: x (optional)
  • Type: p = permanent, r = reproducing, c = concentration, w = wintering (for plant and non-migratory species use permanent)
  • Unit: i = individuals, p = pairs or other units according to the Standard list of population units and codes in accordance with Article 12 and 17 reporting (see reference portal)
  • Abundance categories (Cat.): C = common, R = rare, V = very rare, P = present - to fill if data are deficient (DD) or in addition to population size information
  • Data quality: G = 'Good' (e.g. based on surveys); M = 'Moderate' (e.g. based on partial data with some extrapolation); P = 'Poor' (e.g. rough estimation); VP = 'Very poor' (use this category only, if not even a rough estimation of the population size can be made, in this case the fields for population size can remain empty, but the field "Abundance categories" has to be filled in)

3.3 Other important species of flora and fauna (optional)

Species

Population in the site

Motivation

Group CODE Scientific Name S NP Size Unit Cat. Species Annex Other categories
     MinMax C|R|V|PIVVABCD
Ablepharus kitaibelii                   
Anacamptis pyramidalis                   
Atropa bella-donna    51  100               
Bufo viridis                   
Cephalanthera rubra    11  50               
Chamaecytisus frivaldszkyanus                   
Coluber caspius                   
Coronella austriaca                   
Cyclamen coum                   
Elaphe longissima                   
Epipactis helleborine    11  50               
Fritillaria orientalis                   
Heptaptera triquetra                   
Hyla arborea                   
Hypericum umbellatum                   
Lacerta praticola                   
Lacerta viridis                   
Limodorum abortivum    11  20               
Natrix tessellata                   
Neptis sappho                   
Opopanax chironium ssp. Bulgaricum                   
Peucedanum ruthenicum                   
Podarcis muralis                   
Podarcis taurica                   
Rana dalmatina                   
Sempervivum erythraeum    11  20               
Sempervivum leucanthum    51  100               
Veronica austriaca ssp. neicevii                   
Vipera ammodytes                   
  • Group: A = Amphibians, B = Birds, F = Fish, Fu = Fungi, I = Invertebrates, L = Lichens, M = Mammals, P = Plants, R = Reptiles
  • CODE: for Birds, Annex IV and V species the code as provided in the reference portal should be used in addition to the scientific name
  • S: in case that the data on species are sensitive and therefore have to be blocked for any public access enter: yes
  • NP: in case that a species is no longer present in the site enter: x (optional)
  • Unit: i = individuals, p = pairs or other units according to the standard list of population units and codes in accordance with Article 12 and 17 reporting, (see reference portal)
  • Cat.: Abundance categories: C = common, R = rare, V = very rare, P = present
  • Motivation categories: IV, V: Annex Species (Habitats Directive), A: National Red List data; B: Endemics; C: International Conventions; D: other reasons

4. SITE DESCRIPTION

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4.1 General site character

Habitat class % Cover
N065.00
N0813.00
N101.00
N1216.00
N1640.00
N1920.00
N202.00
N211.00
N232.00

Total Habitat Cover

100

Other Site Characteristics

Mountainous landscape with lime stone cliffs above the terrain.

4.2 Quality and importance

At the priority site in Eastern Balkan Mountains for the reintroduction of vultures according to the Action Plan for the conservation of vultures in the Balkans (Frankfurt Zoological Society and the Balck Vulture Conservation Foundation).

4.3 Threats, pressures and activities with impacts on the site

The most important impacts and activities with high effect on the site

Negative Impacts
RankThreats and pressures [code]Pollution (optional) [code]inside/outside [i|o|b]
MA01i
MA03i
HA03o
MA04b
MB01.02i
LB02.01i
HB02.02b
HB02.04b
HD01.02i
MD02i
LE01i
HF03.01o
MF03.01i
MF03.02.02o
HF03.02.02i
HF03.02.03i
MF03.02.03o
HG01.04i
MH06.01i
HJ02.05i
MK01.01i
Positive Impacts
RankActivities, management [code]Pollution (optional) [code]inside/outside [i|o|b]
MA01i
MA04o
LB02.03i
MF03.01i

Rank: H = high, M = medium, L = low
Pollution: N = Nitrogen input, P = Phosphor/Phosphate input, A = Acid input/acidification,
T = toxic inorganic chemicals, O = toxic organic chemicals, X = Mixed pollutions
i = inside, o = outside, b = both

4.5 Documentation

Initial proposal and description of the site made by Iv. Ivanov,Gr. Gradev - Green Balkans Federation, Plovdiv; I. Kaimakanova - Sofia University, Faculty of Biology / ivankatabio@yahoo.com; M. Chavdarova -Sofia University, Fac. of Biology, Department of Ecology and Environmental Protection. Initially listed publications: 1. Arnold E., J. Burton, D. Ovenden, 1992. A field guide to the Reptiles and Amphibians of Britain and Europe. Collins Publ., London, 272 pp 2. Cramp, St. 1983. Handbook of the Birds of Europe the Middle East and North Africa. The Birds of the Western Palearctic. Volume 4. Oxford University Press, 48-62 pp. 3. Cramp, St., K E L Simmons et al. 1977 Handbook of the Birds of Europe the Middle East and North Africa. The Birds of the Western Palearctic. Volume I : Ostrich to Ducks. Oxford University Press. 4. Delany S., C. Reyes, E. Hubert, S. Pihl, E. Rees, L. Haanstra, A. Strien, 1999. Results from the International Waterbird Census in the Westwrn Paleactic and Southwest Asia 1995 and 1996. Wetlands International Publication, ¹ 54, 178 pp. 5. Karapetkova M., M. Zhivkov, 1995. Fish in Bulgaria. Sofia. "Gea Libris", 247 pp. 6. Kostadinova, I. (compiler), 1997. Important Bird Areas in Bulgaria. BSPB, Sofia. 7. Kostadinova, I., S. Dereliev, 2001. Results from the midwinter census of waterfowl in Bulgaria for the period 1997-2001 year, Sofia. 8. Macdonald D., P. Barret, 1993. Mammals of Britain & Europe. Collins field guide, Harper Collins Publ., London, 312 pp. 9. Michev, T., L. Profirov. 2003. Mid-winter Numbers of Waterbirds in Bulgaria (1977-2001). Results form 25 years of mid-winter counts carried out at the most important Bulgarian wetlands. Sofia - Moscow. 10 Mihov S., 2002. Field guide of amphibians in Bulgaria, Bourgas Wetlands, 45 pp. 11. Nankinov, D., S. Simeonov, T. Michev, B. Ivanov. 1997. Fauna of Bulgaria. Vol. 26: Aves, Part ²². Sofia, Academic Publishing House "Prof. M. Drinov". 12. Ornithological database of Green Balkans Federation of Nature Conservation NGOs. 12. Patev, P. 1950. Birds in Bulgaria. BAS, Sofia, 364 pp. 13. Roche J., 2000. Die Vogelstimmen Europas auf 4 CDs - Rufe und Gesange. "Kosmos". 14. Simeonov, S., T. Michev, 1991. The birds of the Balkan Peninsula. "Peter Beron", Sofia, 249 pp. 15. Simeonov, S., T. Michev, D. Nankinov. 1990. Fauna in Bulgaria. Vol. 20 Aves. Part ². S., BAS, 350 pp. 16. Simeonov, S., T. Michev. 1991. Birds of the Balkan Peninsula. Peter Beron, Sofia, 245 pp. 17. Swensson L., 1992. Identification guide to European Passerines. Stockholm. 19. Swensson L., P. Grant, 2000. Bird guide. Harper Collins Publishers, London, 392 pp. Data revised by a team of Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (http://www.bas.bg). New data provided by project "Mapping and assessment of the conservation status of the natural habitats and species - Phase 1" (see link).
http://natura2000.moew.government.bg/Home/ProtectedSite?code=BG0000149&siteType=HabitatDirective

5. SITE PROTECTION STATUS

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5.1 Designation types at national and regional level:

Code Cover [%]
BG00100.00

5.3 Site designation (optional)

Source of fresh water, forest fund.

6. SITE MANAGEMENT

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6.1 Body(ies) responsible for the site management:

Organisation:Regional Inspectorate of Environment and Water: Burgas, Shumen
Address:
Email:

6.2 Management Plan(s):

An actual management plan does exist:

Yes
No, but in preparation
X
No

 

7. MAP OF THE SITE

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