VN008
Bac Lieu


Country/territory: Vietnam

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4i (2002)
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Area: 132 ha

Protection status:

BirdLife International in Vietnam
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2008 medium unfavourable medium
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Site description
Bac Lieu is a Bird Sanctuary and part of a Nature Reserve. It is located in the plain of the Mekong Delta. The site is a remnant of an elevated mangrove forest, which is waterlogged during the rainy season. The site is surrounded by paddy fields. In terms of area, Bac lieu bird sanctuary is the largest of all bird colonies in the Mekong Delta.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Bac Lieu. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/08/2019.