Tara mountain

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
Goosander Mergus merganser LC winter 2000-2008 min 6 individuals B1i
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos LC resident 2003-2008 4-6 breeding pairs B2
Eurasian Green Woodpecker Picus viridis LC resident 2000-2008 50-80 breeding pairs B2
Grey-faced Woodpecker Picus canus LC resident 2000-2008 25-40 breeding pairs B2
Rufous-tailed Rock-thrush Monticola saxatilis LC breeding 2000-2008 10-15 breeding pairs B2

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.

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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Zlatibor Nature Park 41,923 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Sargan - Mokra Gora Park prirode 10,814 protected area overlaps with site 0
Nacionalni park Tara Nacionalni park 24,992 protected area overlaps with site 19,175
Carska bara Rezervat prirode 4,726 protected area contained by site 10,814


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Native coniferous woodland, Mixed woodland, Treeline ecotone -
Shrubland Scrub, Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis -
Grassland Steppes and dry calcareous grassland, Mesophile grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams, Raised bogs -
Caves and Subterranean Habitats (non-aquatic) Caves -
Artificial/Terrestrial Perennial crops, orchards and groves, Forestry plantations, Ruderal land -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Scree & boulders, Inland cliffs -
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 -
water management -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tara mountain. Downloaded from on 13/08/2020.