Ibisha 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 10 breeding pairs B2, C6
Black-crowned Night-heron Nycticorax nycticorax LC breeding 1996 250 breeding pairs B2, C6
Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides LC breeding 1996 50 breeding pairs B2, C2, C6
Little Egret Egretta garzetta LC breeding 1996 300 breeding pairs C6
Pygmy Cormorant Microcarbo pygmaeus LC breeding 1996 12 breeding pairs A1, C1, 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.

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

IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Tsibar Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,972 protected area contains site 399
Ostrov Tsibar Zashtitena Mestnost 101 protected area overlaps with site 0
Ostrov Ibisha Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 399 is identical to site 399
Ibisha Island Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 3,365 protected area contains site 372
Ibisha Poddarzhan Rezarvat 34 protected area contained by site 34


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest -
Artificial/Terrestrial Forestry plantations -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
not utilised -
forestry -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ibisha Island. Downloaded from on 21/10/2020.