Animal World: Birds
On the marshy area Bardacha Bar, according to Obratilu (1973.) Registered 178 species of birds. This is the only site where the nest the following types: Plegadis falcinellus (skewer trkoč, ibis), Platalea leucorodia (heron shoveller), Larus ridibundus (common gull, blackheads), Chlidonias hybrida (bjelobrada Tern) and Sterna hirundo (common tern).
Bird fauna is distributed in the following biotopes: free water, coastal areas, isušenih parts, dams, flood meadows, vrbovih forests, forests of black and white poplar, oak, ash and elm, arable land and settlements.
Habitat of free water surface of the lake occupies ponds, Stublaju and graduation. The conditions for a greater number of birds nesting are not favorable. There are nests: Chlidonias hybrida (bjelobrada tern), Larus ridibundus (common gull) and Sterna hirundo (common tern). At the time of breeding here to feed the birds from other habitats.
Habitat of the coastal area is an area of reed and rush, marginal parts of the pond and narrow belts with Mature and Stublaju. Here there were 36 species of birds.
For parts of complex habitat isušenih noted the presence of 35 species of birds. Here is a nesting site the following species: Anas plathyrhynchos (wild duck), Aythia nyroca (auk), Vanellus vanellus (lapwing), Larus ridibundus (common gull), and others.
Flood meadow habitats are places where water is short stay, covered with meadow vegetation. Registered were 31 species of birds. Here is a nesting site: Anas querquedula (krža), Coturnix coturnix (quail), Vanellus vanellus (lapwing), Alauda arvensis (skylark) and others.
The forest habitat vrbovih recorded is 50, and forest habitat of white and black poplar 66 species of birds. The habitat of oak registered 50, and ash and elm forest 32 species of birds.
It is important to note, however, that the action of anthropogenic factors in recent times there has been a change of many habitats in this area, so it is necessary to study ornithofauna to reach the data that has reduced the number and diversity of birds in the marshy area Bardacha Bar. Clearing a unique and authentic, flooded woody vegetation has caused immense damage to the ecosystem Bardacha, but also the image of this place, given the projections for tourism development and the initiative for inclusion in the Ramsar wetlands Bardaca list of places of international importance.
It should be noted that, according to documents BirdLife International, Wetlands Bardaca before the 15 years included in the list of important bird areas in Europe, with international IBA code: BA003, given that nest here, and two types of globally threatened species of birds that are on the Red List IBA, as follows: auk Duck (Aythya nyroca) and crake (CREXA CREXA), as well as a number of other species of birds that are on the verge of a global threat.
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