Situated in eastern Serbia and surrounded by the Malinik and Dubanica mountains. The cliffs in the limestone gorge are up to 500 m high; screes and diverse vegetation are also present. The Dubanica plateau supports dry pasture and beech Fagus forest, interspersed with typical karst relief. Human activities include husbandry and hunting of large mammals.
An important site for breeding species of forest and forest-edge habitats.
National Partial International NoneIBA overlaps with Strict Nature Reserve (Malinik). IBA overlaps with Speleological Monument (Lazareva Pecina).