BG018
Vardim Island


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
Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia LC breeding 1996 9-20 breeding pairs B2, C6
Black-crowned Night-heron Nycticorax nycticorax LC breeding 1996 40-45 breeding pairs C6
Little Egret Egretta garzetta LC breeding 1996 20-25 breeding pairs C6
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo LC breeding 1996 350-375 breeding pairs B1i, C3

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.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here


IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Vardim - BG0000204 Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,105 protected area contained by site 1,105
Stariat Dab Zashtitena Mestnost 98 protected area contained by site 0
Stariat Dab Protected Landscape 99 protected area contained by site 99
Ostrov Vardim Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,168 is identical to site 0
Ostrov Vardim Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 1,168 is identical to site 1,168

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest -
Coastline Inland sand dunes -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

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


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Vardim Island. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/10/2021.