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.
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).
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Donji Miholjac fish-ponds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/01/2021.