|Central coordinates||36o 17.82' East 3o 23.16' South|
|Year of IBA assessment||2001|
Site description This small dam is situated only 2 km north of the Arusha–Makuyuni road, some 45 km west of Arusha. The dam wall lies to the south-west of the flooded area. In 1997, the lake was covered in dense stands of Cyperus with numerous open areas of water and flooded grassland along the southern shore. The depth of the lake is c.1.5 m.
|Species||Season||Period||Population estimate||Quality of estimate||IBA Criteria||IUCN Category|
|Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida||winter||1997||1,000 individuals||-||A4i||Least Concern|
|IUCN habitat||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
|Land-use||Extent (% of site)|
Other biodiversity None known to BirdLife International.
References Fuggles-Couchman (1962, 1986).
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Recommended citation BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Eluanata dam. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/08/2014
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