555537159 WDPA ID
161.2 km² Reported Area

Type Terrestrial and Inland Waters Protected Areas

Location Bulgaria


  • Original Name Persenk
  • English Designation Special Protection Area (Birds Directive)
  • IUCN Management Category Not Reported
  • Status Designated
  • Type of Designation Regional
  • Status Year 2007
  • Sublocation
  • Governance Type Federal or national ministry or agency
  • Management Authority Regional Inspectorates of Environment and Water - Plovdiv; Smolyan; East-Aegean River Basin Directorate;State Game-breeding Center "Izvora"; Forestry Departments - Devin,Mihalkovo, Plovdiv, Hvoina, Chepelare, Shiroka Laka;
  • Management Plan Not Reported
  • International Criteria Not Applicable

Management Effectiveness Evaluations

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Sources (1)

  1. Natura 2000 Updated: 2022 Directorate-General for Environment (EU) via EEA

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UNEP-WCMC (2024). Protected Area Profile for Persenk from the World Database on Protected Areas, June 2024. Available at: