Year of compilation: 2009
Non-bird biodiversity: There were historical records of Panthera tigris 1950s, but it is now locally extinct. Other animals include Vulpes vulpes, Camelus bactrianus and Cervus elaphus. There area also supports the fish Pelochelys bibroni.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Aksu River basin. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/08/2020.