Lassouri - Karandi wetlands

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 1996 1,600-4,500 individuals A4i
Northern Shoveler Spatula clypeata LC winter 1993 1,600 individuals A4i

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)
La mare de Lassouri Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 26,737 protected area contains site 0

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 (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lassouri - Karandi wetlands. Downloaded from on 16/05/2021.