Lake Dojran

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2008

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca NT resident 2000 5-10 breeding pairs B2
Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus crispus NT winter 2010 400-500 individuals A1, A4i, B1i
Pygmy Cormorant Microcarbo pygmaeus LC winter 2001 490-1,230 individuals A4i, B1i
Pygmy Cormorant Microcarbo pygmaeus LC breeding 2001 30-45 breeding pairs B3

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)
Stebla od platan, Star Dojran Zastiteni podracja koi seuste ne se revidirani 2 protected area overlaps with site 0
Dojransko Ezero Spomenik na prirodata 2,729 protected area contained by site 2,691
Dojran Lake Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 2,696 protected area contained by site 2,691


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Water fringe vegetation -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land -
Grassland -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
fisheries/aquaculture -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lake Dojran. Downloaded from on 26/10/2021.