Lake Fundata

Site description (2000 baseline):

Site location and context
Lake Fundata lies in the Reviga valley. The southern part of the lake is brackish whereas the northern part is fresh and holds most of the aquatic vegetation; few fish species are present. Water depth reaches 5 m and the shores are generally steep. The lake is surrounded by arable land with a village to the east.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for roosting, wintering and passage waterbirds. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Phalacrocorax pygmeus (passage), Branta ruficollis (wintering) and Aythya nyroca (non-breeding).

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
No serious threats are known at the site.

Protected areas
National None International None

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Lake Fundata. Downloaded from on 28/02/2024.