Nalabana Bird Sanctuary (Chilika Lake) IBA

Area:3,838 acres (1,553 hectares)
IBA Criteria:A1, A4i, A4iii
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Climate:View Climate Data
Köppen climate classification:Aw (Climate: equatorial; Precipitation: winter dry)
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Name IBA Criteria  Website 
Anas acuta (Northern Pintail)A4i
Anas penelope (Eurasian Wigeon)A4i
Anas strepera (Gadwall)A4i
Anser erythropus (Lesser White-fronted Goose)A1
Anser indicus (Bar-headed Goose)A4i
Aythya baeri (Baer's Pochard)A1
Chroicocephalus brunnicephalus (Brown-headed Gull)A4i
Dendrocygna javanica (Lesser Whistling Duck)A4i
Eurynorhynchus pygmeus (Spoon-billed Sandpiper)A1
Haliaeetus leucoryphus (Pallas's Fish Eagle)A1
Leptoptilos javanicus (Lesser Adjutant)A1
Limosa limosa (Black-tailed Godwit)A4i
Pelecanus philippensis (Spot-billed Pelican)A1, A4i
Rynchops albicollis (Indian Skimmer)A1
Tadorna ferruginea (Ruddy Shelduck)A4i

Important Bird Area provided by BirdLife International (2010) Important Bird Areas. Downloaded from on 29/12/2010
Köppen climate classification provided by Kottek, M., J. Grieser, C. Beck, B. Rudolf, and F. Rubel, 2006: World Map of Köppen-Geiger Climate Classification updated. Meteorol. Z., 15, 259-263