Bykovo 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 2003-2004 5-10 breeding pairs A1
Gadwall Mareca strepera LC breeding 2003 700-1,200 breeding pairs A4i
Red-necked Grebe Podiceps grisegena LC breeding 2003 200-600 breeding pairs A4i
Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus LC breeding 2003 400-800 breeding pairs A4i
Black-necked Grebe Podiceps nigricollis LC breeding 2003 500-1,300 breeding pairs A4i
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a passage 2003 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)
Grassland -
Wetlands (inland) -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
hunting -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Bykovo lake. Downloaded from on 22/01/2021.