Ovcar-Kablar gorge

Country/territory: Serbia

IBA criteria met: B2a, C6 (2019)
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Area: 6,174 ha

Bird Protection and Study Society of Serbia

Site description (baseline)
A gorge on the Zapadna Morava river, situated between the towns of Cacak and Pozega in western Serbia. Limestone cliffs and rocky terrain are interspersed with sparse tree cover and thickets comprising oak Quercus, ash Fraxinus, hornbeam Carpinus, elm Ulmus and lime Tilia. Areas of meadow and pasture, small reservoirs, houses and orchards are also present.

Key biodiversity
Also important for a variety of breeding raptors.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Ovcar-Kablar gorge. Downloaded from on 10/06/2023.