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Location Sri Lanka, Western
Central coordinates 79o 53.00' East  6o 50.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A2, A4i
Area 372 ha
Altitude 0 - 6m
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 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Bellanvila - Attidiya Sanctuary 372 is identical to site 372  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Permanent swamps  -

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

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