Country/territory: Bosnia and Herzegovina

IBA Criteria met: A1 (2000)
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Area: 3,500 ha

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2013 high very unfavourable low
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Site description
Fish-ponds (with islands and reedbeds), marshes, grazing-meadows, and remnant alluvial forest along the River Sava.

Key biodiversity
The globally threatened Aythya nyroca and Crex crex breed at the site. Other breeding species include Ixobrychus minutus, Nycticorax nycticorax, Ardeola ralloides, Egretta garzetta, Ardea purpurea, Plegadis falcinellus, Platalea leucorodia, Sterna hirundo (30+ pairs), and Chlidonias hybridus (40+ pairs). Ciconia ciconia and the globally near-threatened Haliaeetus albicilla feed, and possibly breed, at the site. The area is also very important for passage migrants.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Bardaca. Downloaded from on 24/03/2023.