Nasicka Breznica fish-ponds

IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2000 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met
Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca NT breeding 1993 20-50 breeding pairs A1, B2
Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides LC breeding 1995 10-15 breeding pairs B2
Great White Egret Ardea alba LC winter 1996 6-313 individuals A4i, B1i

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2000).

IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Modro oko i jezero Desne Protected Landscape 308 protected area contained by site 308


Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Water fringe vegetation -
Artificial/Terrestrial Ruderal land -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
fisheries/aquaculture -
hunting -

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Nasicka Breznica fish-ponds. Downloaded from on 23/09/2023.