|Location||Serbia, Southwest Serbia|
|Central coordinates||20o 12.00' East 43o 52.00' North|
|Altitude||245 - 985m|
|Year of IBA assessment||2000|
Ornithological information Also important for a variety of breeding raptors.
Site description A gorge on the Zapadna Morava river, situated between the towns of Cacak and Pozega in western Serbia. Limestone cliffs and rocky terrain are interspersed with sparse tree cover and thickets comprising oak Quercus, ash Fraxinus, hornbeam Carpinus, elm Ulmus and lime Tilia. Areas of meadow and pasture, small reservoirs, houses and orchards are also present.
|Species||Season||Period||Population estimate||Quality of estimate||IBA Criteria||IUCN Category|
|Pygmy Cormorant Phalacrocorax pygmeus||winter||1993||50-70 individuals||-||A1||Least Concern|
|Protected area||Designation||Area (ha)||Relationship with IBA||Overlap with IBA (ha)|
|[Ovcar--Kablar gorge]||Unknown||0||protected area overlaps with site||0|
|IUCN habitat||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
|Forest||Broadleaved deciduous woodland; Treeline ecotone||30%|
|Grassland||Mesophile grasslands; Steppes and dry calcareous grassland||15%|
|Wetlands (inland)||Rivers and streams; Standing freshwater||5%|
|Rocky areas||Inland cliffs; Scree & boulders||20%|
|Artificial landscapes (terrestrial)||Arable land; Perennial crops, orchards and groves; Ruderal land||10%|
|Land-use||Extent (% of site)|
Management considerations The main threats are disturbance, hunting and infrastructure development.
Protection status National Low International NoneIBA overlaps with protected area (unknown type).
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Recommended citation BirdLife International (2013) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ovcar-Kablar gorge. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/05/2013
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