Obedska bara

IBA Justification

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2019

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population at site IBA criteria triggered
Black Stork Ciconia nigra LC breeding 2014 6-9 breeding pairs B2a, C6
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus LC breeding 2019 4-10 breeding pairs C6
Black-crowned Night-heron Nycticorax nycticorax LC breeding 2013 400-500 breeding pairs B1b, B3a, C2, C6
Little Egret Egretta garzetta LC breeding 2013-2017 170-180 breeding pairs C6
Pygmy Cormorant Microcarbo pygmaeus LC resident 2019 100-150 breeding pairs B2a, B3a, C2, C6
Lesser Spotted Eagle Clanga pomarina LC breeding 2015-2019 3-4 breeding pairs B2a, C6
Black Kite Milvus migrans LC breeding 2015-2019 5-7 breeding pairs C6
Middle Spotted Woodpecker Leiopicus medius LC resident 2016-2019 300-360 breeding pairs B2a, C6
Eurasian Golden Oriole Oriolus oriolus LC breeding 2010-2019 1,500-2,000 breeding pairs B2a

Note: The current IUCN Red List category may differ from the category that was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment.

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IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Obedska bara Rezervat prirode 9,820 protected area contained by site 9,820
Obedska Bara Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 17,501 protected area contained by site 17,501
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 -
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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 (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Obedska bara. Downloaded from on 08/06/2023.