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Carska Bara (and surrounding fishponds)

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This well-known bird sanctuary east of Novi Sad receives special protection as a Ramsar site. 260 species have been recorded here. The reserve consist of flooded forest with large seasonal pools and extensive reed beds (the largest in Serbia), fringed with willow and poplar woodland.

The surrounding fish ponds are the largest in Europe and host significant concentration of water bird. The area can be explored on foot and by boat, and a number of platforms and hides allow viewer over the pools and reed beds.

Birds include: Bittern, Little Bittern, Great White Egret, Squacco Heron, Spoonbill, Ferruginous, Duck, Garganey, White-tailed Eagle, Marsh Harrier, Water Rail, Corn Crake, Little Crake, Whiskered and Black Terns, Lesser spotted, Middle-spotted and Syrian Woodpeckers, Wryneck, Penduline Tit, Bearded Tit, Great Reed Warbler, River Warbler, Savi's Warbler.

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