Bacha Dao Nature Reserve

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2009

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Swan Goose Anser cygnoid VU breeding 2002 min 1,000 individuals A1, A4i
Baer's Pochard Aythya baeri CR breeding 2002 120 individuals A1, A4i
White-naped Crane Grus vipio VU passage 2003 present A1
Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis VU passage 2003 present A1
Oriental Stork Ciconia boyciana EN breeding 2002 213 individuals A1, A4i
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a passage 2008 100,000-499,999 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 Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Bachadao Nature Reserve 32,014 is identical to site 32,014


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Bacha Dao Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 29/03/2023.