Obedska bara

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2009

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Black Stork Ciconia nigra LC breeding 2004-2008 15-18 breeding pairs B2
White Stork Ciconia ciconia LC breeding 2004-2008 37-42 breeding pairs B2
Common Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus LC breeding 2004-2008 30-40 breeding pairs B2
Black-crowned Night-heron Nycticorax nycticorax LC breeding 2004-2008 300-450 breeding pairs B2
Pygmy Cormorant Microcarbo pygmaeus LC breeding 2005-2006 10-20 breeding pairs B2
Lesser Spotted Eagle Clanga pomarina LC breeding 2004-2008 3 breeding pairs B2
Middle Spotted Woodpecker Leiopicus medius LC resident 2000-2008 200-300 breeding pairs B3
Saker Falcon Falco cherrug EN resident 2004-2008 1-2 breeding pairs A1
Short-toed Treecreeper Certhia brachydactyla LC resident 2000-2008 600-900 breeding pairs B3
Collared Flycatcher Ficedula albicollis LC breeding 2000-2008 150-200 breeding pairs B3

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here

IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Obedska Bara Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 17,501 protected area contained by site 17,501
Obedska bara Rezervat prirode 9,820 protected area contained by site 9,820
Bojcinska suma Spomenik prirode 671 protected area contained by site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Alluvial and very wet forest -
Grassland -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Rivers and streams, Water fringe vegetation -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Perennial crops, orchards and groves, Forestry plantations, Urban parks and gardens -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
hunting -
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
urban/industrial/transport -
water management -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Obedska bara. Downloaded from on 25/05/2020.