HR008
Jelas Field


IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2010 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met
Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca NT breeding 2010 100-200 breeding pairs A1, B1i, B2, C1, C2, C6
Common Crane Grus grus LC passage 2010 3,000-7,000 individuals A4i, B1i, C2, C6
Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia LC breeding 2010 40-80 breeding pairs A4i, B1i, B2, C2, C6
Common Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus LC breeding 2010 60-120 breeding pairs C6
Black-crowned Night-heron Nycticorax nycticorax LC breeding 2010 60-300 breeding pairs C2, C6
Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides LC breeding 2010 50-110 breeding pairs C2, C6
Great White Egret Ardea alba LC breeding 2010 80-100 breeding pairs C2, C6
Great White Egret Ardea alba LC winter 2010 200-300 individuals C2, C6
Little Egret Egretta garzetta LC breeding 2010 30-120 breeding pairs C6
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida LC breeding 2010 200-250 breeding pairs B2, C2, C6
Black Kite Milvus migrans LC breeding 2010 5-10 breeding pairs C6
Collared Flycatcher Ficedula albicollis LC breeding 2010 2,000-5,000 breeding pairs C2

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2010).


IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Vlakanac-Radinje Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,923 protected area contained by site 0
Sava nizvodno od Hrušćice Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 13,157 protected area overlaps with site 0
Pričac - Lužani Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 197 protected area overlaps with site 0
Jelas ribnjaci - dio Posebni rezervat 132 protected area contained by site 1
Jelas polje s ribnjacima i poplavnim pasnjacima uz Savu Other Area 38,875 is identical to site 38,875
Jelas polje s ribnjacima Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 4,747 protected area contained by site 0
Jelas polje Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 38,837 protected area overlaps with site 0
Jelas polje Značajni krajobraz 19,526 protected area overlaps with site 19,545
Gajna Značajni krajobraz 400 protected area overlaps with site 402
Gajna Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 426 protected area overlaps with site 0
Dvorina Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,491 protected area overlaps with site 0
Davor - livade Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 18 protected area overlaps with site 0
Bara Dvorina Posebni rezervat 738 protected area contained by site 738

Habitats

Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Alluvial and very wet forest -
Grassland Humid grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Rivers and streams, Water fringe vegetation -
Artificial/Terrestrial Highly improved re-seeded landscapes, Arable land, Perennial crops, orchards and groves, Other urban and industrial areas -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
forestry -
hunting -


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Jelas Field. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/jelas-field-iba-croatia on 28/02/2024.