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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.

Key Biodiversity Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Haliaeetus albicilla.

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 (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Nasicka Breznica fish-ponds. Downloaded from on 26/10/2016

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