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Karakol'skiye lakes


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2008

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Red-crested Pochard Netta rufina LC winter 2007 600-1,000 individuals B1i
Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca NT breeding 2007 15-30 breeding pairs A1
Little Bustard Tetrax tetrax NT passage 2007 200 individuals A1
Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus crispus NT breeding 2003-2007 42-60 individuals A1, A4i, B1i, B2
European Roller Coracias garrulus LC breeding 2007 10-15 breeding pairs A1
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a non-breeding 2007 20,000 individuals A4iii

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

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IBA Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2007 medium favourable low
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by Habitat
Accuracy of information good

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Agricultural expansion and intensification livestock farming and ranching (includes forest grazing) - nomadic grazing happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Biological resource use hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - intentional use (species being assessed is the target) happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Human intrusions and disturbance work and other activities happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) no or imperceptible deterioration low

Condition of habitat (state)
Habitat Habitat Detail Reference Area (ha) Actual Area (ha) % of habitat remaining % of carrying capacity (overall) Result
Wetlands (inland) 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) favourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation No management planning has taken place Some limited conservation initiatives are in place low
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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Tarumovskiy Zakaznik 55,495 protected area overlaps with site 20,000
Dagestansky Zapovednik 19,061 protected area is adjacent to site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Water fringe vegetation -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Urban parks and gardens -
Grassland Humid grasslands -
Desert Semidesert -
Shrubland -
Forest -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
fisheries/aquaculture -
hunting -
agriculture -
rangeland/pastureland -
water management -
nature conservation and research -
urban/industrial/transport -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Karakol'skiye lakes. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 09/08/2022.