IBA criteria met: A1, B1i (2004)
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Area: 6,224 ha
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Site description (baseline)
A slightly saline, stream- and spring-fed lake (max. depth 184 m) of tectonic origin surrounded by forested hills, rocky terrain and alluvial plains. There are several sandbanks and limited fringe vegetation. Hotels, restaurants and campsites are present on the southern and south-western shores.
The site is important for wintering wildfowl.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Salda Lake. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/770 on 10/06/2023.