Grudnjak fish-ponds

Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
A complex of fish-ponds surrounded by water-fringe vegetation and some completely covered with emergent vegetation. Wet meadows and pastures are adjacent to the fish-ponds.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for breeding herons and terns. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Aythya nyroca, Haliaeetus albicilla (1-9 wintering).

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The fish-ponds are leased to foreign hunters. Breeding birds are disturbed by fishermen and by the shooting of Phalacrocorax carbo.

Protected areas
National None International None

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Grudnjak fish-ponds. Downloaded from on 26/10/2021.