Qapqal grassland and wetland

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
Baer's Pochard Aythya baeri CR passage 2008 10-150 mature individuals A1, A4i
Yellow-eyed Pigeon Columba eversmanni VU breeding 2003 present A1
Great Bustard Otis tarda VU breeding 1996 90-120 individuals A1
Greater Spotted Eagle Clanga clanga VU - 2003 present A1
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca VU breeding 2003 present A1
Saker Falcon Falco cherrug EN - 2008 present A1

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.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here


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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Qapqal grassland and wetland. Downloaded from on 07/08/2020.