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Location Bulgaria
Central coordinates 24o 58.62' East  43o 42.95' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i, B1i, C1, C2, C6
Area 1,261 ha
Altitude 22 - 34m
Year of IBA assessment 2005

Bulgarian Society for the Protection of Birds



Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus crispus winter  2004  25 individuals  good  A4i, B1i, C2  Vulnerable 
Pygmy Cormorant Phalacrocorax pygmeus winter  2004  68 individuals  good  A1, C1  Least Concern 
White-tailed Eagle Haliaeetus albicilla resident  2004  1 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Lakat Island - BG0002091 Birds Directive 1,261 is identical to site 1,261  
Persina - BG0000396 Habitats Directive 22,405 protected area overlaps with site 479  

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lakat Island. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/04/2014

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