Nature Park Kopacki rit

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Nature Park Kopacki rit

  • Country: 
    Croatia
  • Site number: 
    583
  • Area: 
    23,894 ha
  • Designation date: 
    02-03-1993
  • Coordinates: 
    45°40'N 18°54'E
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Overview

Nature Park Kopacki rit (Kopacki rit). 03/02/93; 23,894 ha; 45°40'N 018°54'E. Added to the Montreux Record, 16 June 1993. Zoological Reserve, Nature Park. Located within the floodplain at the confluence of the Danube and Drava rivers, and subject to spring flooding, the site supports extensive reedbeds and woodland and includes numerous channels, oxbow lakes, and a complex of fishponds. The site is of considerable importance for breeding various Ardeidae, as well as cormorants, storks and sea eagles; wintering and staging birds also frequent the site. Principal human activities include tourism, hunting and fish farming. The area is subject to increasing siltation and nutrient-enrichment. During the military conflicts in the region, serious damage resulting from deforestation for firewood was reported. Subject of a Ramsar Advisory Mission, 2005. Area significantly extended in October 2007. Ramsar site no. 583. Most recent RIS information: 2007.

Administrative region: 
Osječko-baranjska

  • National legal designation: 
    • Nature Park
  • Last publication date: 
    01-01-2007

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