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Narta Lagoon This is an IBA in danger! 


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2000

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 winter 1993 4 individuals A1
Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula LC winter 1996 188-382 individuals B1i
Eurasian Wigeon Mareca penelope LC winter 1997 22,000 individuals A4i, B1i
Common Coot Fulica atra LC winter 1997 30,256 individuals A4i, B1i
Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus crispus NT winter 1996 8-28 individuals A1, A4i, B1i

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 Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2017 very high not assessed medium
Was the whole site covered? No State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information good

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Biological resource use fishing & harvesting aquatic resources - intentional use: subsistence/sml scale happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) slow but significant deterioration high
Energy production and mining oil and gas drilling likely in short term (within 4 years) small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Residential and commercial development commercial and industrial development happening now whole area/population (>90%) moderate to rapid deterioration very high
Residential and commercial development tourism and recreation areas likely in short term (within 4 years) some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration medium
Transportation and service corridors flight paths likely in short term (within 4 years) majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation A management plan exists but it is out of date or not comprehensive Substantive conservation measures are being implemented but these are not comprehensive and are limited by resources and capacity medium
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Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland -
Grassland Humid grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Standing brackish and salt water, Rivers and streams, Water fringe vegetation -
Sea Sea inlets and coastal features -
Coastline Sand dunes & beaches, Salt marshes, Mud flats & sand flats, Lagoons, Sea cliffs and rocky shores -
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land, Forestry plantations, Ruderal land -
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Land use

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


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Narta Lagoon. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/06/2019.