Vršačke Planine

Country/territory: Serbia

IBA Criteria met: A1 (2009)
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Area: 12,069 ha

Bird Protection and Study Society of Serbia

Site description
A hilly area in the far south-east of Banat, on the boundary between the Pannonian lowlands and the Carpathian massif. Extensive plains comprising steppic habitats, agricultural land and vineyards surround forests of oak Quercus, beech Fagus, hornbeam Carpinus, lime Tilia, ash Fraxinus and maple Acer.

Key biodiversity
The site is important for forest-nesting species. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Aquila heliaca (non-breeding) and Crex crex (breeding).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Vršačke Planine. Downloaded from on 16/08/2022.