Carska bara

Country/territory: Serbia

IBA criteria met: A4, B1a, B1b, B2a, B3a, C2, C3, C6 (2019)
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Area: 20,988 ha

Bird Protection and Study Society of Serbia

Site description (2019 baseline)
Stari Begej River and Carska bara represents authentic splice of water and terrestrial habitats of Pannonian plane. Entire area of Carska bara admistratively belongs to the Zrenjanin municipality (west central part of Banat district)situated near the mouth of the Begej river into the Tisa river. Habitat includes pools, fish-ponds, reedbeds, alkaline meadows and softwood forests. Ecka fishpond represents largest inland fishpond in Europe.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Carska bara. Downloaded from on 03/12/2023.