Donji Miholjac fish-ponds

Country/territory: Croatia

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4i, B1i, B2 (2000)
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Area: 981 ha

Association BIOM

Site description
A complex of a fish-ponds along the River Drava. The site includes large ponds with extensive reedbeds (Phragmites) and other emergent vegetation. The surrounding area includes abandoned ponds and a former oxbow lake.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for breeding and wintering waterbirds. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Haliaeetus albicilla (1-6 wintering).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Donji Miholjac fish-ponds. Downloaded from on 05/02/2023.