Lavandavil Wildlife Refuge

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 1994

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides LC passage 1977 360 individuals B1i
Grey Heron Ardea cinerea LC passage 1977 340 individuals B1i
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea LC passage 1977 520 individuals A4i, B1i
Pygmy Cormorant Microcarbo pygmaeus LC winter 1970-1977 146 individuals A1, B2

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

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Lisar Protected Area 31,044 protected area overlaps with site 0
Lavandavil Wildlife Refuge 949 protected area overlaps with site 949
Goleh-e Sabalan National Natural Monument 0 protected area overlaps with site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest -
Wetlands (inland) -
Shrubland -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lavandavil Wildlife Refuge. Downloaded from on 04/02/2023.