Mount Ucka and Cicarija

Country/territory: Croatia

IBA Criteria met: B2, C6 (2010)
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Area: 30,965 ha

Association BIOM

Site description
A mountain area with beech forests in upper parts and in lower parts young submediterranean forests, rocky habitats and mixed landscapes. One of the three most important breeding areas of Ortolan Bunting in Croatia. The main threats are changes in traditional farming, intensified forest management, excessive or illegal hunting and unregulated recreational activities and tourism.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mount Ucka and Cicarija. Downloaded from on 06/02/2023.