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Location Sri Lanka, Eastern
Central coordinates 81o 28.00' East  7o 38.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A2, A4i
Area 1,600 ha
Altitude 15 - 25m
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 

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: Rugam Tank. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/09/2014

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