Obedska bara

Country/territory: Serbia

IBA Criteria met: A1, B2, B3 (2009)
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Area: 29,913 ha

Protection status:

Bird Protection and Study Society of Serbia

Site description
A vast area of wet forest stretching along the River Sava in southern Srem (Vojvodina). The site is a complex of forest (willow Salix and poplar Populus and oak Quercus), stagnant tributaries, marshes and wet meadows. Human activities include cattle-grazing.

Key biodiversity
The site is important for breeding waterbirds and forest-nesting species. Breeding species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Aythya nyroca (1-2 pairs) and Aquila clanga.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Obedska bara. Downloaded from on 15/09/2019.