Donji Miholjac fish-ponds

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2000

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Greylag Goose Anser anser LC winter 1987 500 individuals B1i
Goosander Mergus merganser LC winter 1996 33 individuals B1i
Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca NT breeding 1993 10-40 breeding pairs A1, B2
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea LC breeding 1995 3-58 breeding pairs B2
Great White Egret Ardea alba LC winter 1996 1-177 individuals A4i, B1i
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo LC non-breeding 1990 400 individuals B1i

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

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Delta Neretve - jugoistoèni dio Posebni rezervat 499 protected area contained by site 499


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Water fringe vegetation -
Artificial/Terrestrial Ruderal land -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
fisheries/aquaculture -
hunting -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Donji Miholjac fish-ponds. Downloaded from on 10/12/2022.