Spacva Basin

Country/territory: Croatia

IBA Criteria met: B2, B3, C2, C6 (2010)
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Area: 43,549 ha

Association BIOM

Site description
This lowland area in eastern Slavonia is covered with alluvial oak forests. The site is important for nesting of forest birds of prey and Black Stork. Pastures are very scarce, which strongly limit numbers of breeding pairs for forest raptors feeding on the meadows such as Lesser Spotted Eagle. Main threats are intensified forest management and changes of water level in wet forests due to drainage.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Spacva Basin. Downloaded from on 01/07/2022.