Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Croatia - Park Pirode in Lonjsko Polje

Park pirode or nature park in Lonjsko Polje in Croatia.

Sent by Zeljko, a friend from Topolovac in Croatia.

This is from Wikipedia : Lonjsko Polje (English: Lonja Field) is the largest protected wetland in not only Croatia, but the entire Danube river basin. It extends east of Sisak to west of Nova Gradiška.

The area of Lonjsko Polje is designated a nature park (park prirode), a kind of protected area in Croatia.

According to the criteria of the Birds Directive of the European Union, the park is an important habitat for birds (Important Birds Area - IBA).

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