Hutovo Blato  >  Bosnia and Herzegovina

On the edge of the Hutovo Blato Nature Reserve the hamlet of Bajovci is located between wooded slopes and the shores of Svitavsko Lake.

Added* by Milan Bariša Obradović
Most recent update 8 September 2022
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The hamlet of Bajovci is located at the foot of the densely wooded slopes of the Svitavsko Lake. The lake with its open water and reed beds attracts many birds and the wooded slopes are home to many woodpeckers and birds of prey. Among the birds you can encounter in the area are Ferruginous Duck, Red-crested Pochard, Purple Heron, Squacco Heron, Red-rumped Swallow, Pygmy Cormorant, Golden Oriole, Red-backed Shrike, Great Reed Warbler, Short-toed Snake Eagle, Marsh Harrier, European Bee-eater and no less than eight species of woodpeckers.



You can explore the area from the road that runs parallel to the southern shore of Svitavsko Lake.. The hillside forests are crossed by some small paths.

Terrain and Habitat

Forest , Wetland , Lake , Reedbeds


Hilly , Open landscape

Circular trail


Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

Spring , Autumn , Winter

Best time to visit

Spring , Autumn migration , Spring migration


Paved road , Narrow trail

Difficulty walking trail


Accessible by

Foot , Bicycle , Car

Birdwatching hide / platform


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