Boracko jezero

Country/territory: Bosnia and Herzegovina

IBA Criteria met: B2 (2000)
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Area: 0 ha

Site description
A lake with gravel edges and little or no vegetation, bordered by Alnus woodland, meadows, orchards, and surrounded by steep mountains covered in deciduous forest. The valley is used for farming and tourism.

Key biodiversity
Breeding species include Strix uralensis, Dendrocopos medius and D. leucotos. Criterion B2 has been assigned at the site level assuming that the populations of these species are important, but no population data are available.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Boracko jezero. Downloaded from on 01/07/2022.