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Location Bosnia and Herzegovina
Central coordinates 17o 27.00' East  45o 6.00' North
IBA criteria A1
Area 3,500 ha
Altitude 85 - 95m
Year of IBA assessment 2000

Site description Fish-ponds (with islands and reedbeds), marshes, grazing-meadows, and remnant alluvial forest along the River Sava.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca breeding  present  A1  Near Threatened 
Corncrake Crex crex breeding  present  A1  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Bardaca-mocvarni kompleks (Bardaca Wetlands) Wetlands of International Importance (Ramsar) 3,500 is identical to site 3,500  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest  -
Grassland   -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater; Water fringe vegetation  -

Protection status National Partial International NoneIBA covered by Ornithological Reserve.

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Bardaca. Downloaded from on 26/10/2014

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