|Central coordinates||19o 30.00' East 41o 18.00' North|
|Year of IBA assessment||2000|
Site description A coastal area north of the town of Durresi, including mainly sea inlets and coastal features important for wintering ducks, and a sandy shore with a few small brackish lagoons. The site also includes the outlet of the Erzeni river. The main land-uses are agriculture, grazing, hunting, and fishing.
Key Biodiversity This is an important site for wintering and migratory waterbirds, with 10,000 individuals recorded in January 1996.
|Species||Season||Period||Population estimate||Quality of estimate||IBA Criteria||IUCN Category|
|Eurasian Wigeon Mareca penelope||winter||1996||643-5,000 individuals||medium||B1i||Least Concern|
|IUCN habitat||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
|Forest||Mixed woodland; Native coniferous woodland||10%|
|Grassland||Dry siliceous grassland||-|
|Wetlands (inland)||Rivers and streams; Standing brackish and salt water; Water fringe vegetation||-|
|Sea||Sea inlets and coastal features||40%|
|Artificial - terrestrial||Arable land; Forestry plantations||30%|
|Coastline||Lagoons; Mud flats & sand flats; Salt marshes; Sand dunes & beaches||-|
|Land-use||Extent (% of site)|
Protection status National None International None
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Recommended citation BirdLife International (2015) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Lalzi Bay. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/11/2015
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