Skrunda fish-ponds

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2004

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus LC passage 1994-2004 200-500 individuals C2
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus LC breeding 1994-2004 3-8 breeding pairs C6
White-tailed Sea-eagle Haliaeetus albicilla LC non-breeding 1994-2004 10-15 individuals C1

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)
Skrundas zivju dīķi Dabas liegums 496 protected area overlaps with site 0
Skrundas zivju diki Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 496 protected area overlaps with site 496
Skrundas zivju diki Restricted Nature Territory 496 protected area overlaps with site 496


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Mixed woodland, Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Native coniferous woodland -
Shrubland Scrub -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Other urban and industrial areas, Highly improved re-seeded landscapes -
Grassland Mesophile grasslands -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
forestry -
hunting -
tourism/recreation -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Skrunda fish-ponds. Downloaded from on 30/09/2022.