Lake Fundata

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2007

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus LC passage 1990-2006 200 individuals C2
Red-breasted Goose Branta ruficollis VU passage 1990-2006 300 individuals C1
Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus VU passage 1990-2006 20 individuals C1, C6
Common Crane Grus grus LC passage 1990-2006 20 individuals C6
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a passage 1990-2006 20,000 individuals C4

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

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Lacurile Fundata - Amara Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 2,050 protected area overlaps with site 533


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Standing brackish and salt water, Water fringe vegetation -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lake Fundata. Downloaded from on 29/10/2020.