Site description (2000 baseline)
A small, open reservoir near Konush village, with beds of Typha, and a group of trees on its south bank, and surrounded by arable land. Land-uses include fish-farming, irrigation and hunting.
The site is important for migrating and wintering Phalacrocorax pygmeus, and supports one of the most important breeding colonies of Nycticorax nycticorax in Bulgaria.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Konush Reservoir. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/konush-reservoir-iba-bulgaria on 21/09/2023.