Belene Islands Complex IBA

Area:17,043 acres (6,897 hectares)
IBA Criteria:A1, A4i, B1i, B2, C1, C2, C6
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Climate:View Climate Data
Köppen climate classification:Cfa (Climate: warm temperate; Precipitation: fully humid; Temperature: hot summer)
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Name IBA Criteria  Website 
Anser anser (Greylag Goose)B1i, C3
Ardea purpurea (Purple Heron)C6
Ardeola ralloides (Squacco Heron)B2, C6
Aythya nyroca (Ferruginous Duck)C6
Chlidonias hybrida (Whiskered Tern)C6
Haliaeetus albicilla (White-tailed Eagle)C6
Microcarbo pygmeus (Pygmy Cormorant)A1, C1, C6
Plegadis falcinellus (Glossy Ibis)B2, C6

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