Bosutska forest

Country/territory: Serbia

IBA Criteria met: B2, B3 (2009)
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Area: 25,931 ha

Protection status:

Bird Protection and Study Society of Serbia

Site description
An area of lowland adjacent to the Croatian border in western Srem (Vojvodina), supporting vast forests of oak Quercus, with ash Fraxinus, poplar Populus, willow Salix, elm Ulmus, hornbeam Carpinus and maple Acer. Numerous depressions with swamp vegetation occur along with riverine forests along the Sava and Bosut rivers. Human activities primarily consist of intensive forestry and game hunting.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for forest-nesting species.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Bosutska forest. Downloaded from on 27/06/2019.