Lake Tataru

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
Red-breasted Goose Branta ruficollis VU passage 1990-2006 240 individuals C1
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus LC passage 1990-2006 120 individuals C2
Pied Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta LC breeding 1990-2006 36-40 breeding pairs C6
Himantopus himantopus NR breeding 1990-2006 20-40 breeding pairs C6
Collared Pratincole Glareola pratincola LC breeding 1990-2006 12 breeding pairs 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.

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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Balta Tataru Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 11,645 protected area contained by site 521


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland Humid grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Standing brackish and salt water -
Artificial/Terrestrial -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lake Tataru. Downloaded from on 19/01/2020.