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Location Sri Lanka, Eastern
Central coordinates 81o 11.00' East  7o 30.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A2, A4i
Area 10,000 ha
Altitude 30 - 150m
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  A1  Vulnerable 
Spot-billed Pelican Pelecanus philippensis resident  2004  unknown  A1, A4i  Near Threatened 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Maduru Oya National Park 58,850 protected area contains site 10,000  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Artificial wetlands  -
Forest Dry evergreen forest (tropical)  -

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Madura Oya. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/07/2014

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