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Location Croatia, Osjecko-baranjska zupanija
Central coordinates 18o 13.00' East  45o 35.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i, B1i, B2
Area 1,345 ha
Altitude 95 - 105m
Year of IBA assessment 2001

Association BIOM (Affiliate)

Site description A complex of fish-ponds with extensive reedbeds (Phragmites) and ponds with emergent vegetation.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca breeding  1993  20-50 breeding pairs  medium  A1, B2  Near Threatened 
Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides breeding  1995  10-15 breeding pairs  good  B2  Least Concern 
Great White Egret Ardea alba winter  1996  6-313 individuals  good  A4i, B1i  Least Concern 
White-tailed Sea-eagle Haliaeetus albicilla non-breeding  2001  15 individuals  good  A1  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Modro oko i jezero Desne Protected Landscape 308 protected area contained by site 308  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater; Water fringe vegetation  90%
Artificial - terrestrial Ruderal land  10%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
fisheries/aquaculture 100%
hunting 100%

Protection status National None International None

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Nasicka Breznica fish-ponds. Downloaded from on 20/09/2014

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