The site was identified as important in 2002 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
|Species||Current IUCN Red List Category||Season||Year(s)||Population estimate at site||IBA criteria met|
|Greylag Goose Anser anser||LC||passage||1997-2000||2,000 individuals||C3|
|Bean Goose Anser fabalis||LC||passage||1997-2000||10,000 individuals||C3|
The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2002).
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Sumony Fishpond. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/sumony-fishpond-iba-hungary on 30/11/2023.