• Islands of the Central Dalmatia and Peljesac Peninsula
  • Alectoris Graeca - Rock Partridge
  • Anthus Campestris - Tawny pipit
  • Bubo Bubo - Eagle Owl
  • Falco Peregrinus - Peregrin
  • Islands of the Central Dalmatia and Peljesac Peninsula

    Area description

    This area comprises the large Dalmatian islands: Brac, Hvar, Korcula and Solta, and the west side of the Peljesac Peninsula, as well as the islets between the Island of Korcula and the Peljesac Peninsula.

    All types of Mediterranean open and forest habitats are present here. Rocky habitats with cliffs prevail on Peljesac. The most important  population of Nightjar in Croatia is found here.

    Types of habitats

    • 4% sea, 96% land of which:
    • 52% coniferous forests and holm oak macchia
    • 26% Meditteranean shrub
    • 10% Meditteranean dry grasslands
    • 6% vineyards and olive groves
    • 6% other habitats (mosaic arable fields and rural landscape)

    Birds

    Audouin's Gull, Nightjar, Shag, Short-toed Eagle, Hen Harrier, Golden Eagle, Peregrine Falcon, Rock Partridge, Eagle Owl, Woodlark, Tawny Pipit, Red-backed Shrike.

    Location