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Location Sri Lanka, North-Central
Central coordinates 80o 45.00' East  8o 48.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A2, A4i
Area 2,700 ha
Altitude 150 - 200m
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 


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

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Padaviya. Downloaded from on 01/06/2016

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