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Location Bulgaria
Central coordinates 23o 28.27' East  43o 49.50' North
IBA criteria B2, C6
Area 910 ha
Altitude 30 - 37m
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
Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca breeding  1994  5-20 breeding pairs  good  C6  Near Threatened 
Ixobrychus minutus breeding  1994  50-60 breeding pairs  good  B2, C6  Not Recognised 
Eurasian Bittern Botaurus stellaris resident  1994  3 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea breeding  1994  5 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida breeding  1994  60 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Tsibarsko Marsh - BG0002104 Birds Directive 910 is identical to site 910  
Tzibar - BG0000199 Habitats Directive 2,972 protected area overlaps with site 685  

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tsibarsko Marsh. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/11/2014

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