Durankulak Lake IBA

Location:Bulgaria
Area:8,293 acres (3,356 hectares)
IBA Criteria:A1, A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2, C1, C2, C3, C4, C6
Website:View website
Climate:View Climate Data
Köppen climate classification:Cfa (Climate: warm temperate; Precipitation: fully humid; Temperature: hot summer)
Land Use:View Land Use Data

Species

Name IBA Criteria  Website 
Anser albifrons (Greater White-fronted Goose)A4i, B1i, C3
Anser anser (Greylag Goose)B1i, C3
Anser erythropus (Lesser White-fronted Goose)A1, C1
Ardea purpurea (Purple Heron)C6
Aythya nyroca (Ferruginous Duck)A1, C1
Branta ruficollis (Red-breasted Goose)A1, A4i, B1i, C1, C2
Charadrius alexandrinus (Snowy Plover)B2, C6
Circus aeruginosus (Western Marsh Harrier)C6
Falco vespertinus (Red-footed Falcon)B2, C6
Glareola pratincola (Collared Pratincole)C6
Ixobrychus minutus (Little Bittern)C6
Larus canus (Mew Gull)B1i, C3
Microcarbo pygmeus (Pygmy Cormorant)A1, A4i, B1i, C1, C2
Oxyura leucocephala (White-headed Duck)A1, C1
Pelecanus crispus (Dalmatian Pelican)A1, A4i, B1i, C1, C2
Porzana parva (Little Crake)C6
Sternula albifrons (Little Tern)C6

Important Bird Area provided by BirdLife International (2010) Important Bird Areas. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org 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