Lalzi Bay

Country/territory: Albania

IBA Criteria met: B1i (2000)
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Area: 800 ha

Site description
A coastal area north of the town of Durresi, including mainly sea inlets and coastal features important for wintering ducks, and a sandy shore with a few small brackish lagoons. The site also includes the outlet of the Erzeni river. The main land-uses are agriculture, grazing, hunting, and fishing.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for wintering and migratory waterbirds, with 10,000 individuals recorded in January 1996.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lalzi Bay. Downloaded from on 08/12/2022.