Ovcar-Kablar gorge

Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
A gorge on the Zapadna Morava river, situated between the towns of Cacak and Pozega in western Serbia. Limestone cliffs and rocky terrain are interspersed with sparse tree cover and thickets comprising oak Quercus, ash Fraxinus, hornbeam Carpinus, elm Ulmus and lime Tilia. Areas of meadow and pasture, small reservoirs, houses and orchards are also present.

Key biodiversity
Also important for a variety of breeding raptors.

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The main threats are disturbance, hunting and infrastructure development.

Protected areas
National Low International NoneIBA overlaps with protected area (unknown type).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ovcar-Kablar gorge. Downloaded from on 24/05/2022.