Suva mountain

Country/territory: Serbia

IBA Criteria met: A1, A3, B2 (2009)
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Area: 24,246 ha

Protection status:

Bird Protection and Study Society of Serbia

Site description
A prominent limestone massif that adjoins the Juzna Morava river valley. Its southern side is covered with dense vegetation and pasture, whereas the northern slopes are barren. A range of habitats is present, ranging from sub-Mediterranean rocky terrain and scrub at lower levels, to subalpine pasture on the highest summits. Broadleaved forests (oak Quercus and beech Fagus) are significantly degraded. Human activities include husbandry and hay-cutting.

Key biodiversity
A notable site (at the national level) for breeding species of upland habitats.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Suva mountain. Downloaded from on 18/08/2019.