Kurlady Lake

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2006

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
White-headed Duck Oxyura leucocephala EN breeding 1991-2001 4-5 breeding pairs A1
Black-necked Grebe Podiceps nigricollis LC breeding 2002 80-120 breeding pairs A4i
Black-necked Grebe Podiceps nigricollis LC winter 1999 1,000 individuals A4i
Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus crispus NT breeding 2000-2004 2-20 breeding pairs A1
Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus LC breeding 2002 350-400 breeding pairs A4i
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a passage 2000-2001 20,000 individuals A4iii

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

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IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) -
Artificial/Terrestrial -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
fisheries/aquaculture -
hunting -
urban/industrial/transport -
not utilised -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Kurlady Lake. Downloaded from on 17/08/2022.