Carska bara

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2009

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Greylag Goose Anser anser LC winter 2000-2008 min 1,300 individuals B1i
Greylag Goose Anser anser LC passage 2000-2008 min 2,200 individuals B1i
Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca NT passage 2000-2008 min 85 individuals A1
Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca NT breeding 2000-2008 40-70 breeding pairs A1
White Stork Ciconia ciconia LC breeding 2000-2008 45-50 breeding pairs B2
Eurasian Bittern Botaurus stellaris LC resident 2000-2008 80-100 breeding pairs B2
Black-crowned Night-heron Nycticorax nycticorax LC breeding 2000-2008 200-300 breeding pairs B2
Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides LC breeding 2000-2008 60-80 breeding pairs B2
Pygmy Cormorant Microcarbo pygmaeus LC breeding 2007-2008 105-400 breeding pairs B1i, B2
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a winter 2000-2008 min 20,000 individuals A4iii

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

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Stari Begej-Carska bara Special Nature Reserve 4,827 protected area contained by site 4,827
Stari Begej - Carska Bara Special Nature Reserve Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 1,767 protected area contained by site 1,767
Prokop Rezervat prirode 6 protected area contained by site 1,676
Carska bara Rezervat prirode 4,726 protected area contained by site 0
Beli dud u Belom Blatu Spomenik prirode 0 protected area contained by 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, Forestry plantations, Urban parks and gardens -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
forestry -
hunting -
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
urban/industrial/transport -
water management -
other -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Carska bara. Downloaded from on 20/09/2020.