|Central coordinates||20o 1.00' East 44o 43.00' North|
|IBA criteria||A1, B2, B3|
|Altitude||71 - 82m|
|Year of IBA assessment||2009|
Site description A vast area of wet forest stretching along the River Sava in southern Srem (Vojvodina). The site is a complex of forest (willow Salix and poplar Populus and oak Quercus), stagnant tributaries, marshes and wet meadows. Human activities include cattle-grazing.
Key Biodiversity The site is important for breeding waterbirds and forest-nesting species. Breeding species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Aythya nyroca (1-2 pairs) and Aquila clanga.
|Protected area||Designation||Area (ha)||Relationship with IBA||Overlap with IBA (ha)|
|Obedska bara||Nature Reserve||9,820||protected area contained by site||9,820|
|Obedska Bara||Wetlands of International Importance (Ramsar)||17,501||protected area contained by site||17,501|
|IUCN habitat||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
|Forest||Alluvial and very wet forest; Broadleaved deciduous woodland||60%|
|Wetlands (inland)||Rivers and streams; Standing freshwater; Water fringe vegetation||15%|
|Artificial - terrestrial||Arable land; Forestry plantations; Perennial crops, orchards and groves; Urban parks and gardens||25%|
|Land-use||Extent (% of site)|
|nature conservation and research||50%|
Protection status National Partial International Partial7,500 ha of IBA covered by Special Nature Reserve (Obedska Bara, 9,820 ha). 15,100 ha of IBA covered by Ramsar Site (Obedska Bara, 17,501 ha).
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Recommended citation BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Obedska bara. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/11/2014
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