Tsibarsko Marsh

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2005

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca NT breeding 1994 5-20 breeding pairs C6
Eurasian Bittern Botaurus stellaris LC resident 1994 3 breeding pairs C6
Common Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus LC breeding 1994 50-60 breeding pairs B2, C6
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea LC breeding 1994 5 breeding pairs C6
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida LC breeding 1994 60 breeding pairs C6

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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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Tsibarsko blato Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 910 is identical to site 910
Tsibar Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,972 protected area overlaps with site 685
Ibisha Island Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 3,365 protected area contains site 0

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tsibarsko Marsh. Downloaded from on 02/04/2023.