HR049
Middle Drava River


Year of compilation: 2005

Site description
The area encompasses the middle strech of the Drava river (from Terezino polje to Donji Miholjac). The area comprises well-developed river habitats with sandbanks, sand-bars and islands and vertical, eroded, bare riverbanks, oxbow lakes and ponds. The river is surrounded by riverine forests and arable land with scattered pastures. Main threats are river canalization, water pollution, excessive or illegal hunting, agricultural intensification and intensified forest management.

Key biodiversity

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Middle Drava River. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/10/2019.