Eurasian Crag Martin
Category of conservation concern (IUCN, 2020) – Least Concern
Population size: 10 000 – 15 000 pairs
With patchy and dispersed distribution, covering almost entirely all mountains. With dispersed breeding grounds also in some plain and hilly regions – In the Fore Balkan, Lomovete, the Northern Black Sea coast, the Thracian Plain, Dobrudzha, etc.
Comparative distribution of the species compared to the first breeding birds atlas (Iankov, 2007): Breeding locality until 2007 | Breeding locality until 2007, confirmed after 2015 – | New breeding locality after 2015. – The breeding localities after 2015 are identified on a base of raw data from smartbirds.org.
Breeds mainly on inland cliffs and exposed rocks, but also in or near the entrances of caves. Part of the population builds nests on buildings in towns, villages, industrial zones, on single buildings in the mountains, dams, bridges, etc.
Trends in population changes for the period 2013-2020