|Central coordinates||20o 38.00' East 45o 13.00' North|
|IBA criteria||A1, B1i, B2|
|Altitude||75 - 82m|
|Year of IBA assessment||2009|
Site description A fish-pond (460 ha in size) situated in saltmarsh pasture and marsh along the Tamis river. Numerous small islands and sandbars within the fish-pond are very important for nesting birds. The IBA also covers natural inundation forest (poplar Populus, willow Salix and ash Fraxinus), numerous stagnant tributaries, canals and arable fields.
Key Biodiversity The site is important for breeding, wintering and passage waterbirds, holding 20,000 or more individuals on a regular basis during winter and migration periods. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Haliaeetus albicilla (resident).
|IUCN habitat||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
|Forest||Alluvial and very wet forest; Broadleaved deciduous woodland||5%|
|Grassland||Humid grasslands; Mesophile grasslands||10%|
|Wetlands (inland)||Rivers and streams; Standing freshwater; Water fringe vegetation||65%|
|Artificial - terrestrial||Arable land; Perennial crops, orchards and groves; Urban parks and gardens||20%|
|Land-use||Extent (% of site)|
Protection status National None International None
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Recommended citation BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Srednje Potamišje. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/11/2014
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