|Central coordinates||46o 41.00' East 15o 26.00' South|
|IBA criteria||A1, A3|
|Altitude||0 - 35m|
|Year of IBA assessment||2001|
Site description The site consists of a small bay with a relatively low mangrove (8 m high), mudflats and some sand beaches. Some seasonal rivers flow into the bay. Around the mangrove, there are a few small patches of dry forest.
Key Biodiversity See Box and Table 3 for key species. Nineteen species are known from the site, of which one is endemic to Madagascar. Several pairs of Haliaeetus vociferoides nest at the site.
|Species||Season||Period||Population estimate||Quality of estimate||IBA Criteria||IUCN Category|
|Madagascar Heron Ardea humbloti||resident||1997||present||-||A1, A3||Endangered|
|Madagascar Fish-eagle Haliaeetus vociferoides||resident||1997||2-3 breeding pairs||-||A1, A3||Critically Endangered|
|Land-use||Extent (% of site)|
References Rabarisoa (1994).
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Recommended citation BirdLife International (2015) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ankobohobo wetlands. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/08/2015
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