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Konka river mouth


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
Little Crake Zapornia parva LC breeding 1999 180-500 breeding pairs B2
Common Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus LC breeding 1999 250-300 breeding pairs B2
Black-crowned Night-heron Nycticorax nycticorax LC breeding 1999 60-460 breeding pairs B2
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea LC breeding 1999 20-80 breeding pairs B2
Great White Egret Ardea alba LC breeding 1999 60-200 breeding pairs A4i, B1i
Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus VU breeding 1999 100-300 breeding pairs 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 Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2017 medium not assessed not assessed
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information good

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Biological resource use fishing & harvesting aquatic resources - motivation unknown/unrecorded likely in short term (within 4 years) some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Natural system modifications dams & water management/use - dams (size unknown) likely in short term (within 4 years) some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Natural system modifications other ecosystem modifications likely in short term (within 4 years) some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration medium
Transportation and service corridors roads and railroads likely in short term (within 4 years) some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration medium

Condition of key/trigger populations (state)
Scientific Common TargetPop ActualPop Units Remaining Result
Ixobrychus minutus 275 50 breeding pairs 19 very unfavourable
Nycticorax nycticorax Black-crowned Night-heron 260 70 breeding pairs 27 very unfavourable
Ardea purpurea Purple Heron 50 200 breeding pairs 100 favourable
Ardea alba Great White Egret 130 40 breeding pairs 31 very unfavourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Not assessed Not assessed Not assessed not assessed
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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Urochische Pristini State Nature Monument 17 protected area overlaps with site 0
Saur-mogila Regional Nature Monument 3 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Konka river mouth. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/11/2022.