VN009
Tra Cu


Country/territory: Vietnam

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4i (2002)
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Area: 2 ha

Protection status:

BirdLife International in Vietnam

Site description
Tra Cu bird Sanctuary is a very small bird sanctuary in the grounds of a Pagoda. Despite its size, it is one of the most important breeding colonies in the Mekong Delta. The site is protected and managed by the monks who live in the pagoda complex.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tra Cu. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 12/12/2019.