Tara mountain

Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
Located near to the Drina river in western Serbia, with coniferous, broadleaved and mixed forests (spruce Picea, fir Abies, pine Pinus, beech Fagus and oak Quercus) covering the majority of the land area. Human activities include cattle-grazing.

Key biodiversity
This is an important for breeding raptors and forest-nesting species. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Crex crex (breeding).

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The main threats are the effects of intensified forest management and recreation/tourism. A management plan exists for the National Park.

Protected areas
National Partial International None19,200 ha of IBA covered by National Park (Tara, 19,200 ha).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tara mountain. Downloaded from on 25/03/2023.