Forests of West Backa

Country/territory: Serbia

IBA Criteria met: B1b, B2a, C6 (2019)
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Area: 13,650 ha

Bird Protection and Study Society of Serbia

Site description
The area is situated within the Municipalities of Bač and Odžaci in the Vojvodina region. It comprises of the alluvial plane of the left riverbank of the Danube and it represents a marsh/wetland complex. This lowland area is characterised by flat or slightly undulating relief with meanders, channels, old river courses, islets and forest groves. Beside smaller parts of the IBA covered with wet meadows, reeds beds, swamps this area mainly consists of oak, poplar, willow forest communities.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Forests of West Backa. Downloaded from on 28/09/2022.