Sicevo gorge

Country/territory: Serbia

IBA Criteria met: B1a, C6 (2019)
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Area: 25,050 ha

Bird Protection and Study Society of Serbia

Site description
Situated in eastern Serbia between Nis and Bela Palanka, this limestone gorge contains the Nisava river and supports sub-Mediterranean vegetation. Vegetation is dominated by hornbeam Carpinus, Syringa, ash Fraxinus and oak Quercus. A heavily used road passes through the valley.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Sicevo gorge. Downloaded from on 21/03/2023.