Country/territory: Serbia

IBA Criteria met: A1 (2009)
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Area: 26,984 ha

Protection status:

Bird Protection and Study Society of Serbia

Site description
A plateau surrounded by the summits of Vardenik, Cemernik and Vrtop in south-east Serbia. The main part of the plateau has been turned into a large freshwater reservoir, with floating peat islands. The surroundings comprise coniferous and broadleaved (beech Fagus) forest and pasture.

Key biodiversity
An important site for breeding species of open, upland habitats.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Vlasina. Downloaded from on 21/09/2019.