Lac d'Aleg

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2001

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Fulvous Whistling-duck Dendrocygna bicolor LC non-breeding 1987 9,000 individuals A4i
Spur-winged Goose Plectropterus gambensis LC non-breeding 1987 5,000 individuals A4i
Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca NT winter 1999 120 individuals A1, A4i
Garganey Spatula querquedula LC winter 1996 50,350 individuals A4i
Northern Pintail Anas acuta LC winter 1987 33,000 individuals A4i
Purple Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio LC non-breeding 1999 760 individuals A4i
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus LC winter 2000 2,380 individuals A4i
Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus LC winter 1996 1,613 individuals A4i
Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia LC non-breeding 2000 335 individuals A4i
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a winter - 100,000-499,999 individuals A4iii

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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IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial/Terrestrial -
Shrubland -
Grassland -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
hunting -
urban/industrial/transport -
water management -
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Land ownership
C'est un site non protégé

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lac d'Aleg. Downloaded from on 02/12/2022.