IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2019

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca NT breeding 2013-2019 30-50 breeding pairs B1a, B1b, C6
Western Water Rail Rallus aquaticus LC breeding 2013-2019 100-170 breeding pairs B2a
Eurasian Bittern Botaurus stellaris LC breeding 2013 15-20 breeding pairs C6
Common Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus LC breeding 2008-2013 60-100 breeding pairs B1b, C6
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea LC breeding 2008-2013 30-40 breeding pairs B1b, C6
Western Marsh-harrier Circus aeruginosus LC breeding 2008-2013 20-30 breeding pairs C6
Saker Falcon Falco cherrug EN resident 2019 1 breeding pairs A1, B1b, C1, C6
Savi's Warbler Locustella luscinioides LC breeding 2013-2019 90-150 breeding pairs B2a

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.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here

IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Ritovi Donjeg Potisja Rezervat prirode 3,011 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Jegricka Regional Nature Park 1,145 protected area contained by site 1,145
Jegricka Strict Nature Reserve 20 protected area contained by site 20
Jegricka Park prirode 1,144 protected area overlaps with site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland -
Grassland -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Rivers and streams, Water fringe vegetation -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Perennial crops, orchards and groves, Forestry plantations, Other urban and industrial areas -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
hunting -
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
water management -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Jegricka. Downloaded from on 13/08/2022.