Mechka Fish-ponds IBA

Location:Bulgaria
Area:6,766 acres (2,738 hectares)
IBA Criteria:A1, A4i, B1i, B2, C1, C2, C3, 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 
Aythya nyroca (Ferruginous Duck)A1, C1, C6
Chlidonias hybrida (Whiskered Tern)C6
Chlidonias niger (Black Tern)C6
Ixobrychus minutus (Little Bittern)B2, C6
Microcarbo pygmeus (Pygmy Cormorant)A1, C1
Pelecanus crispus (Dalmatian Pelican)A1, A4i, B1i, C1, C2
Phalacrocorax carbo (Great Cormorant)B1i, C3
Porzana pusilla (Baillon's Crake)B2

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