A variety of habitats in the Varduva valley, including a 274 ha reservoir with small islets covering in total c.3 ha.
An important breeding area for Alcedo atthis and Sterna albifrons. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Aythya nyroca (on passage).
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Varduva River and Varduva Reservoir. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 05/08/2020.