IBAs with wetlands are particularly threatened

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The most frequently recorded habitat types present in IBAs in Danger are inland wetlands, followed by forests and grasslands. Moreover, half of the IBAs in Danger (181 sites) hold significant congregations of migratory waterbirds. Just over half of the IBAs in Danger overlap with protected areas, including no fewer than 64 Ramsar Sites, 12 Biosphere Reserves and eight World Heritage Sites.



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Compiled: 2014   

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BirdLife International (2014) IBAs with wetlands are particularly threatened. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/06/2018