Okanj I Rusanda

Country/territory: Serbia

IBA criteria met: A1, B1a, B1b, B2a, B3a, B3b, C1, C2, C3, C4, C6 (2019)
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Area: 15,613 ha

Bird Protection and Study Society of Serbia

Site description (baseline)
The area of Okanj and Rusanda represent an alluvial plane of the Tisa river in the area of Central Banat. The largest water depressions in the area are remnants of the old water course of the Tisa river. Vast areas of saline pastures, salt marshes, ponds and wet meadows dominate the landscape. The area is surrounded by four settlements: Kumane, Melenci, Elemir and Taraš.     

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Okanj I Rusanda. Downloaded from on 06/06/2023.