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Location Sri Lanka, Eastern
Central coordinates 81o 36.00' East  7o 18.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A2, A3
Area 1,375 ha
Altitude 20 - 40m
Year of IBA assessment 2004

Field Ornithology Group of Sri Lanka (Affiliate)



Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Lesser Adjutant Leptoptilos javanicus resident  2004  unknown [units unknown]  A1  Vulnerable 
Spot-billed Pelican Pelecanus philippensis resident  2004  unknown [units unknown]  A1  Near Threatened 

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Thorn forest (tropical)  -

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ampara. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/04/2014

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