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Location Sri Lanka, North
Central coordinates 80o 8.00' East  9o 45.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i
Area 14,912 ha
Altitude
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
Spot-billed Pelican Pelecanus philippensis resident  2004  unknown  A1, A4i  Near Threatened 

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Mangrove forest (tropical)  -
Wetlands (inland) Salt marshes  -

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Jafna Lagoon. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/12/2014

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