• Bubo Bubo - Eagle Owl
  • Circus aeruginosus - Marsh Harrier
  • Carst field
  • Karst fields of Lika

    Area description

    Complex karst fields with large wet and dry meadows, floodplains and  subterranean rivers. In the area included are also the hills between the fields, covered with predominantly beech and beech-fir forests, and to a lesser extent mixed with oak, hornbeam and thermophilic pubescent oak forests and shrub.

    Types of habitats

    • 16% wet and mesofilic grasslands
    • 18% Mediterranean dry grasslands
    • 47% forests (mainly birch and birch-fir)
    • 19% other (mosaic arable fields and rural landscape)

    Birds

    Montagu's Harrier (Circus pygargus), Corncrake (Crex crex), Snipe (Gallinago gallinago),  Lesser Grey Shrike (Lanius minor), Honey Buzzars (Pernis apivorus),
    Short-toed Eagle (Circaetus gallicus), Marsh Harrier (Circus aeruginosus), Hen Harrier (Circus cyaneus), Eagle Owl(Bubo bubo), Barred Warbler (Sylvia nisoria), Red-backed Shrike (Lanius collurio)

    Location