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IBAs in Danger

Copyright: David Tipling

Below is a map and a list of the 356 sites that comprise the list of IBAs in Danger. These sites are spread across 102 countries and territories as well as in the high seas. For further information on the IBAs in Danger initiative, please visit the 'State of the World's Birds' case study or view the initiative leaflet

To view further information on a particular site, please click on the map (dot) or on the site name in the list below.




Region Country Important Bird Area in Danger
Africa Cameroon Mbi Crater Faunal Reserve - Mbingo forest
Africa Cameroon Mount Oku
Africa Cameroon Santchou Faunal Reserve
Africa Cameroon Waza National Park
Africa Djibouti Forêt de Day
Africa Djibouti Lac Abhé
Africa Djibouti Mabla
Africa Ethiopia Abijatta - Shalla Lakes National Park
Africa Ethiopia Awash National Park
Africa Ethiopia Berga floodplain
Africa Ethiopia Liben plains and Negele woodlands
Africa Kenya Dakatcha Woodland
Africa Kenya Lake Ol' Bolossat
Africa Kenya Lake Turkana
Africa Kenya Tana River Delta
Africa Kenya Yala swamp complex
Africa Liberia Lofa-Gola-Mano Complex
Africa Liberia Nimba mountains
Africa Liberia Sapo
Africa Madagascar Lake Ihotry Hunting Reserve - Mangoky Delta complex
Africa Madagascar Mahavavy Kinkony Wetland
Africa Madagascar Tsitongambarika Classified Forest and surrounding areas
Africa Malawi Dzalanyama Forest Reserve
Africa Malawi Ntchisi Mountain Forest Reserve
Africa Malawi Soche Mountain Forest Reserve
Africa Morocco Aguelmane de Sidi Ali Ta'nzoult
Africa Morocco Embouchure Oued Moulouya
Africa Morocco Marais Larache
Africa Morocco Oued Tahadart
Africa Morocco Sebkha Bou Areg
Africa Nigeria Afi River Forest Reserve
Africa Nigeria Gashaka-Gumti National Park
Africa Nigeria Kagoro - Nindam Forest Reserves and vicinity
Africa Nigeria Omo Forest Reserve
Africa Nigeria Yankari National Park
Africa Rwanda Akanyaru wetlands
Africa Rwanda Nyabarongo wetlands
Africa Sâo Tomé e Principe São Tomé lowland forests
Africa Sierra Leone Lake Sonfon and environs
Africa Sierra Leone Sierra Leone River Estuary
Africa Sierra Leone Yawri Bay
Africa South Africa Botriviervlei and Kleinmond estuary
Africa South Africa Chrissie Pans
Africa South Africa Grasslands
Africa South Africa Kamfers Dam
Africa South Africa KwaZulu-Natal Mistbelt Grasslands
Africa South Africa Lower Berg river wetlands
Africa South Africa Ndumo Game Reserve
Africa South Africa Nyl River Floodplain
Africa South Africa Steenkampsberg
Africa South Africa Swartkops Estuary - Redhouse and Chatty Saltpans
Africa St Helena (to UK) Gough Island
Africa Tanzania Dar es Salaam coast
Africa Tanzania East Usambara Mountains
Africa Tanzania Lake Natron and Engaruka basin
Africa Tanzania Pande Game Reserve and Dondwe Coastal Forests
Africa Tanzania Uluguru Mountains
Africa Tunisia El Houareb reservoir
Africa Tunisia Sebkhet Kelbia
Africa Tunisia Snam
Africa Zambia Bangweulu Swamps
Africa Zambia Chisamba
Africa Zambia Kafue Flats
Africa Zambia Lukanga Swamp
Africa Zambia Machile
Africa Zimbabwe Driefontein grasslands
Africa Zimbabwe Mavuradonha Mountains
Africa Zimbabwe Middle Zambezi Valley
Africa Zimbabwe Robert McIlwaine Recreational Park
Asia Cambodia Kampong Trach
Asia Cambodia Lomphat
Asia Cambodia Sesan River
Asia Cambodia Stung / Chi Kreng / Kampong Svay
Asia Cambodia Western Siem Pang
Asia India Flamingo City
Asia India Jawaharlal Nehru Bustard Sanctuary
Asia India Mahul - Sewree Creek
Asia India Sailana Kharmor Sanctuary
Asia India Tillangchong, Camorta, Katchal, Nancowry and Trinkat
Asia Indonesia Pegunungan Sahendaruman
Asia Indonesia Siau
Asia Japan Awase tidal flat
Asia Malaysia Belum-Temenggor
Asia Malaysia North-central Selangor coast
Asia Myanmar Gulf of Mottama
Asia Myanmar Lenya
Asia Myanmar Nantha Island
Asia Nepal Dharan forests
Asia Nepal Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve
Asia Nepal Farmlands in Lumbini area
Asia Philippines Balbalasang-Balbalan National Park and proposed extension
Asia Philippines Mount Hilong-hilong
Asia Philippines Mount Siburan
Asia Philippines Mounts Irid-Angilo and Binuang
Asia Philippines Zambales mountains
Asia Thailand Lower Central Basin
Asia Thailand Mae Wong
Asia Thailand Mae Yom
Asia Thailand Na Muang Krabi
Asia Thailand Palian Lang-ngu
Asia Vietnam An Hai
Asia Vietnam Nghia Hung
Asia Vietnam Tra Co
Americas Anguilla (to UK) Dog Island
Americas Bahamas Graham's Harbour
Americas Bahamas Harrold and Wilson Ponds National Park
Americas Bahamas Joulter Cays
Americas Bahamas Kemp Cay to Pigeon Cay
Americas Cayman Islands (to UK) Bluff Forest
Americas Dominican Republic Honduras
Americas Dominican Republic Los Haitises
Americas Dominican Republic Parque Nacional Jaragua
Americas Dominican Republic Sierra de Bahoruco
Americas Dominican Republic Sierra de Neyba
Americas Montserrat (to UK) South Soufriere Hills
Americas Puerto Rico (to USA) Caño Tiburones
Americas Turks and Caicos Islands (to UK) East Caicos and adjacent areas
Americas Virgin Islands (to UK) Anegada: Western salt ponds and coastal areas
Americas El Salvador Barra de Santiago
Americas El Salvador Cerrón Grande
Americas El Salvador Jiquilisco y Jaltepeque
Americas El Salvador San Diego y La Barra
Americas Panama Bosques del Golfo de los Mosquitos
Americas Panama Cerro Santiago
Americas Panama El Chorogo-Palo Blanco
Americas Panama Parte Alta de la Bahía de Panamá
Americas Panama Serranía de Majé
Europe & Central Asia Kazakhstan Chardara Reservoir
Europe & Central Asia Kazakhstan Koybagar-Tyuntyugur Lake System
Europe & Central Asia Kyrgyzstan Son-Kul Lake
Europe & Central Asia Kyrgyzstan Tokmak Pheasant Reserve
Europe & Central Asia Kyrgyzstan Western Issyk Kul Lake
Europe & Central Asia Uzbekistan Озеро Денгизкуль
Europe & Central Asia Uzbekistan Озеро Судочье
Europe & Central Asia Uzbekistan Северный Айдаркуль
Europe & Central Asia Albania Delta e Drinit
Europe & Central Asia Albania Laguna e Karavastase
Europe & Central Asia Albania Velipoja
Europe & Central Asia Armenia Dsegh
Europe & Central Asia Armenia Khosrov Reserve
Europe & Central Asia Armenia Lake Sevan
Europe & Central Asia Armenia Tashir
Europe & Central Asia Austria Machland
Europe & Central Asia Austria Parndorfer Platte und Heideboden
Europe & Central Asia Austria Riede im nördlichen Rheintal
Europe & Central Asia Austria Zentrales Marchfeld
Europe & Central Asia Azerbaijan Gizilgyol
Europe & Central Asia Azerbaijan Hajigabul Gyolu
Europe & Central Asia Belarus Al'manskija baloty
Europe & Central Asia Belarus Ščara floodplain
Europe & Central Asia Belarus Vyhanaščanskija baloty
Europe & Central Asia Bosnia and Herzegovina Bardaca
Europe & Central Asia Bosnia and Herzegovina Hutovo blato
Europe & Central Asia Bulgaria Besaparski ridove
Europe & Central Asia Bulgaria Durankulashko ezero
Europe & Central Asia Bulgaria Kaliakra
Europe & Central Asia Bulgaria Ribarnitsi Mechka
Europe & Central Asia Bulgaria Ribarnitsi Plovdiv
Europe & Central Asia Croatia Delta Neretve
Europe & Central Asia Croatia Kvarnerski otoci
Europe & Central Asia Croatia Podunavlje i donje Podravlje
Europe & Central Asia Croatia Vransko jezero
Europe & Central Asia Cyprus Akamas and Agia Aikaterini – Agia Paraskevi Gorges
Europe & Central Asia Cyprus Akrotiri Peninsula - Episkopi Cliffs
Europe & Central Asia Cyprus Larnaca Salt Lakes
Europe & Central Asia Czech Republic Komarov
Europe & Central Asia Czech Republic Sumava
Europe & Central Asia Czech Republic Vychodni Krusne hory
Europe & Central Asia Denmark Ringkøbing Fjord
Europe & Central Asia Denmark Rønne Banke
Europe & Central Asia Denmark Vadehavet
Europe & Central Asia Estonia Pakri
Europe & Central Asia Estonia Väinameri
Europe & Central Asia Finland Suomenoja
Europe & Central Asia France Forêts domaniales de Corse
Europe & Central Asia France Golfe de Porto, presqu'île de Scandola et golfe de Galeria
Europe & Central Asia France Marais de Brière
Europe & Central Asia France Plaine de Niort (nord-ouest)
Europe & Central Asia France Vallée de la Charente : amont d'Angoulême
Europe & Central Asia Germany Hellwegbörde
Europe & Central Asia Germany Leda-Jümme-Niederung
Europe & Central Asia Germany Mühlenberger Loch
Europe & Central Asia Germany Unterer Niederrhein
Europe & Central Asia Germany Vorpommersche Küsten- und Boddenlandschaft
Europe & Central Asia Greece Amvrakikos Kolpos
Europe & Central Asia Greece Antikhassia Ori and Meteora
Europe & Central Asia Greece Limnes Volvi-Langada (or Koronia-Ag. Vasiliou) kai Stena Rentinas (or Makedonika Tempi)
Europe & Central Asia Greece Limnothalassa Alyki Kitros
Europe & Central Asia Greece Oros Kohilas, Nissos Skyros
Europe & Central Asia Hungary Del-Hevesi-sik
Europe & Central Asia Iceland Mývatn-Laxá
Europe & Central Asia Ireland Blasket Islands
Europe & Central Asia Ireland Boyne estuary
Europe & Central Asia Ireland Falcarragh to Min an Chladaigh
Europe & Central Asia Ireland Lambay Island
Europe & Central Asia Ireland River Shannon callows: Portumna-Athlone
Europe & Central Asia Italy Altopiano di Campeda
Europe & Central Asia Italy Laguna di Venezia
Europe & Central Asia Italy Medio corso e foce del Simeto e Biviere di Lentini
Europe & Central Asia Lithuania Grybaulia (Grybaulios zuvininkystes ukis)
Europe & Central Asia Lithuania Kalviai (Kalviu zvyro karjeras)
Europe & Central Asia Lithuania Kursiu nerijos pajuris (Baltijos juros akvatorija ties Kursiu Nerija)
Europe & Central Asia Lithuania Palangos pajuris (Baltijos juros akvatorija ties salies zemynine dalimi)
Europe & Central Asia Lithuania Visbarai
Europe & Central Asia Luxembourg Vallée supérieure de l'Alzette
Europe & Central Asia Macedonia, the former Yugoslav Republic of Mariovo
Europe & Central Asia Macedonia, the former Yugoslav Republic of Ovče Pole
Europe & Central Asia Macedonia, the former Yugoslav Republic of Pelagonija
Europe & Central Asia Malta Rdum Ta'Cenc
Europe & Central Asia Malta Rdum Tal-Madonna, L-Ahrax
Europe & Central Asia Malta West of Wied ix-Xaqqa to Wied Maqbyl Cliffs
Europe & Central Asia Moldova Manta-Beleu
Europe & Central Asia Montenegro Sasko jezero
Europe & Central Asia Montenegro Skadarsko jezero
Europe & Central Asia Montenegro Ulcinjska solane
Europe & Central Asia Netherlands IJsselmeer
Europe & Central Asia Netherlands Markermeer
Europe & Central Asia Netherlands Waddenzee
Europe & Central Asia Netherlands Westerschelde en Saeftinghe
Europe & Central Asia Poland Bory Tucholskie
Europe & Central Asia Poland Dolina Biebrzy
Europe & Central Asia Poland Dolina Dolnej Odry
Europe & Central Asia Poland Ujscie Warty
Europe & Central Asia Poland Zalew Szczecinski
Europe & Central Asia Portugal Figueira da Foz
Europe & Central Asia Portugal Lagoa dos Salgados
Europe & Central Asia Portugal Salinas de Alverca e do Forte da Casa
Europe & Central Asia Portugal Vilamoura
Europe & Central Asia Romania Balta Albă - Amara - Jirlău
Europe & Central Asia Romania Confluenţa Olt - Dunăre
Europe & Central Asia Romania Stepa Casimcea
Europe & Central Asia Serbia Donje Podrinje
Europe & Central Asia Serbia Kopaonik
Europe & Central Asia Serbia Labudovo okno
Europe & Central Asia Serbia Pašnjaci Velike Droplje
Europe & Central Asia Serbia Pešter
Europe & Central Asia Slovakia Dolné Považie
Europe & Central Asia Slovakia Nízke Tatry
Europe & Central Asia Slovakia Puste Ulany-Zelenec
Europe & Central Asia Slovakia Syslovské polia
Europe & Central Asia Slovenia Ljubljansko barje
Europe & Central Asia Slovenia Mura
Europe & Central Asia Slovenia Snežnik - Pivka
Europe & Central Asia Spain Delta de l'Ebre
Europe & Central Asia Spain Isla Conejera e Islotes de Bledes y Espartar
Europe & Central Asia Spain Marismas del Guadalquivir
Europe & Central Asia Spain Monfragüe
Europe & Central Asia Sweden Södra Midsjöbankarna
Europe & Central Asia Turkey Burdur Gölü
Europe & Central Asia Turkey Dicle Vadisi
Europe & Central Asia Turkey Ereğli Ovası
Europe & Central Asia Turkey Seyfe Gölü
Europe & Central Asia Ukraine Dnestr delta
Europe & Central Asia Ukraine Karkinitskiy i Dzharilgatchkiy zaliv
Europe & Central Asia Ukraine Usovskiy zakaznik
Europe & Central Asia United Kingdom Humber Estuary
Europe & Central Asia United Kingdom Severn Estuary
Marine High Seas Indian Ocean, Western 1 - Marine
Marine High Seas Pacific, Eastern Central 2 - Marine
Marine High Seas Pacific, Southeast 24 - Marine
Marine High Seas Pacific, Southwest 11 - Marine (Tasman Sea)
Middle East Iraq Central Marshes
Middle East Iraq Dalmaj Marsh
Middle East Iraq Hawizeh
Middle East Iraq Ibn Najm
Middle East Iraq Razzaza Lake (Bahr Al Milh)
Middle East Israel Carmel coast
Middle East Israel Northern lower Jordan valley
Middle East Israel Western Negev
Middle East Jordan Irbid - Mafraq plains
Middle East Jordan Madaba - Hisban
Middle East Jordan Northern Jordan Valley (North Ghor)
Middle East Kuwait Dawhat Kazima
Middle East Saudi Arabia Al-Habrow al-Arabi
Middle East Saudi Arabia Jiddah south corniche and port
Middle East Saudi Arabia Qishran Bay
Middle East Saudi Arabia Shallal ad-Dahna
Middle East Saudi Arabia Wadi Jawwah
Middle East Syria Jabal Abdul Aziz
Middle East Syria Jabal al-Shaykh
Middle East Syria Sabkhat al-Jabboul
Middle East Syria Tadmur desert and mountains
Middle East Syria Umm al-Tuyyur
Middle East Syria Wadi al-Qarn - Burqush
Middle East Yemen Aden
Middle East Yemen Al-'Urj
Middle East Yemen Islands off Bir Ali
Middle East Yemen Jabal Iraf
Middle East Yemen Wadi Mawr - Al-Zuhrah
Americas Canada Boundary Bay - Roberts Bank - Sturgeon Bank (Fraser River Estuary)
Americas Canada Lancaster Sound Polynya
Americas Canada Mackenzie River Delta
Americas Canada Prince Edward Point
Americas Mexico Centro de Veracruz
Americas Mexico Cerro Saybal-Cerro Cavahlná
Americas Mexico Cerros de Chalchihuitán
Americas Mexico Cerros de Tapalapa
Americas Mexico Estero de San José
Americas Mexico Istmo de Tehuantepec-Mar Muerto
Americas Mexico Sierra Anover
Americas Mexico Sur del Valle de México
Americas USA Barataria Terrebonne
Americas USA Barrow Canyon & Smith Bay
Americas USA Chandeleur Islands (Breton National Wildlife Refuge)
Americas USA Isles Dernieres-Timbalier Islands
Americas USA NM Lesser-Prairie Chicken Complex
Americas USA Northern Everglades
Americas USA Salton Sea
Pacific Australia Boodjamulla
Pacific Australia Lower Hunter Valley
Pacific Australia Murray-Sunset, Hattah and Annuello
Pacific Australia Riverina Plains
Pacific Norfolk Island (to Australia) Norfolk Island
Pacific French Polynesia Fatu Hiva
Pacific French Polynesia Makatea
Pacific French Polynesia Mohotani
Pacific French Polynesia Ua Huka
Pacific French Polynesia Vallées Maruapo, Papehue, Hopuetamai et Orofero
Pacific New Caledonia (to France) Aoupinié
Pacific New Caledonia (to France) Massif des Lèvres
Pacific New Caledonia (to France) Massif du Panié
Pacific New Caledonia (to France) Massifs du Grand Sud - entre le mont Humboldt et la rivière Bleue
Pacific Palau Peleliu
Pacific Pitcairn Islands (to UK) Henderson Island
Americas Argentina Bahía de Samborombón y Punta Rasa
Americas Argentina Cuenca del río Aguapey
Americas Argentina Meseta Lago Buenos Aires
Americas Argentina Perdices
Americas Argentina Reserva de Uso Múltiple Bañados del Río Dulce y Laguna Mar Chiquita
Americas Bolivia Yungas Inferiores de Amboró
Americas Bolivia Yungas Inferiores de Carrasco
Americas Bolivia Yungas Inferiores de Isiboro-Sécure/Altamachi
Americas Brazil Aurora do Tocantins / Taguatinga
Americas Brazil Bandeira / Macarani
Americas Brazil Complexo Pedra Azul / Forno Grande
Americas Brazil Curaçá
Americas Brazil Rio Capim
Americas Chile Desembocadura del Río Bío-Bío
Americas Chile Isla Pájaro Niño de Algarrobo
Americas Chile Lago Lanalhue
Americas Chile Lago Peñuelas
Americas Chile Parque Nacional Archipiélago de Juan Fernández: Isla Alejandro Selkirk
Americas Ecuador Bosque Protector Alto Nangaritza
Americas Ecuador Cayapas-Santiago-Wimbí
Americas Ecuador Cordillera del Cóndor
Americas Ecuador Zumba-Chito
Americas Paraguay Bahía de Asunción
Americas Paraguay Cerrado de Laguna Blanca
Americas Paraguay Parque Nacional San Rafael
Americas Paraguay Parque Nacional Tinfunqué - Estero Patiño
Americas Paraguay Paso Curuzú
Americas Uruguay Bañados del Este
Americas Uruguay Laguna José Ignacio
Americas Uruguay Pastizales de Lorenzo Geyres y Quebracho
Americas Uruguay Pastizales de Young
Americas Uruguay Quebradas de Treinta y Tres