Sumony Fishpond

IBA Justification

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).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Sumony Fishpond. Downloaded from on 30/11/2023.