Saltaim-Tenis lake

IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2006 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met
Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus LC breeding 1998 200 breeding pairs A4i
Black-necked Grebe Podiceps nigricollis LC breeding 1998 160-350 breeding pairs A4i
Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus crispus NT breeding 2000-2001 30-250 individuals A1, A4i

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2006).

IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Koloniya pelikanov na oz. Tenis Nature Monument 24 protected area overlaps with site 0


Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Unknown -
Forest -
Grassland -
Wetlands (inland) Standing fresh water, Standing brackish & salt water -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
unknown -
fisheries/aquaculture -
hunting -

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Saltaim-Tenis lake. Downloaded from on 05/12/2023.