Becej fish-pond

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2019

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia LC breeding 2013-2019 30-60 breeding pairs B2a, B3a, C2, C6
Common Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus LC breeding 2013-2019 200-250 breeding pairs B1b, C6
Black-crowned Night-heron Nycticorax nycticorax LC breeding 2013 400-500 breeding pairs B1b, B3a, C2, C6
Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides LC breeding 2013 150-180 breeding pairs B1b, C6
Great White Egret Ardea alba LC resident 2013 80 breeding pairs C6
Little Egret Egretta garzetta LC breeding 2010-2013 140-160 breeding pairs C6
Pygmy Cormorant Microcarbo pygmaeus LC resident 2011-2013 50-150 breeding pairs B2a, B3a, C2, C6
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida LC passage 2013-2019 500-1,000 individuals B3a
Savi's Warbler Locustella luscinioides LC breeding 2013-2019 170-250 breeding pairs B2a
Bluethroat Cyanecula svecica LC breeding 2013-2016 35-50 breeding pairs C6

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)
Stara Tisa kod Curuga Regional Nature Park 392 protected area contained by site 392
Stara Tisa kod Bisernog ostrva Park prirode 392 protected area overlaps with site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Alluvial and very wet forest -
Grassland Humid grasslands, Mesophile grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Rivers and streams, Water fringe vegetation -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Perennial crops, orchards and groves, Urban parks and gardens -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
forestry -
hunting -
urban/industrial/transport -
water management -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Becej fish-pond. Downloaded from on 16/10/2021.