|Most recent IBA monitoring assessment|
|Year of assessment||Threat score (pressure)||Condition score (state)||Action score (response)|
|2017||very high||near favourable||high|
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It is situated between the Shkumbini River in the North and the Canal of Myzeqe and Semani River in the South. In the eastern part the complex is surrounded by Divjaka hills while the western border is composed by Adriatic sea.
Circa 250 bird species have been registered here so far and among them about 15 Globally Endangered bird species, at least 80 species of the Annex 1 of the Birds Directive and some 5 bird species exceeding the 1% threshold of the biogeographic population.
Besides, Divjaka-Karavasta is home to up to 84 thousand wintering waterbirds, 12 thousand breeding birds and many more migrating waterbirds.
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Karavasta Lagoon. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 19/01/2019.