Lake Tataru

Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
This brackish lake reaches a maximum depth of 12 m. The shores are a mixture of mud and sand covered with halophytic vegetation.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for breeding and passage wildfowl, waders and gulls (Laridae). Ducks use the site for moulting. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Aythya nyroca (8 breeding pairs).

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
No serious threats are known at the lake, which has no economic or touristic value.

Protected areas
National None International None

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lake Tataru. Downloaded from on 25/05/2022.