Huweija marshes

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
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons LC passage 1985 2,000 individuals A4i, B1i
Eurasian Bittern Botaurus stellaris LC winter 1985 present B2
Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus LC passage 1985 75-100 individuals B1i
Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus LC winter 1979 75-100 individuals B1i

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)
Wetlands (inland) -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Huweija marshes. Downloaded from on 29/11/2022.