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Indawgyi Lake Wildlife Sanctuary and surroundings


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2004

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Green Peafowl Pavo muticus EN resident 2004 present A1
Greylag Goose Anser anser LC unknown 2004 present A4i
Baer's Pochard Aythya baeri CR winter 2004 present A1
Purple Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio LC unknown 2004 present A4i
Sarus Crane Antigone antigone VU - 2004 present A1
Lesser Adjutant Leptoptilos javanicus VU resident 2004 present A1
Spot-billed Pelican Pelecanus philippensis NT non-breeding 2004 present A1, A4i
Oriental Darter Anhinga melanogaster NT resident 2004 present A4i
White-rumped Vulture Gyps bengalensis CR non-breeding 2004 present A1
Pallas's Fish-eagle Haliaeetus leucoryphus EN resident 2004 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.

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IBA Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2013 high near favourable medium
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 annual & perennial non-timber crops - agro-industry farming happening now some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Biological resource use hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - intentional use (species being assessed is the target) happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Human intrusions and disturbance work and other activities happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) slow but significant deterioration high
Pollution domestic & urban waste water - type unknown/unrecorded happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Pollution industrial & military effluents - seepage from mining happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium

Condition of habitat (state)
Habitat Habitat Detail Reference Area (ha) Actual Area (ha) % of habitat remaining % of carrying capacity (overall) Result
Forest 0 0 good (> 90%) moderate (70-90%) unfavourable

Condition of key/trigger populations (state)
Scientific Common TargetPop ActualPop Units Remaining Result
Antigone antigone Sarus Crane 2 2 individuals 100 not assessed
Leptoptilos javanicus Lesser Adjutant 1 1 individuals 100 not assessed
Gyps bengalensis White-rumped Vulture 20 20 individuals 100 not assessed
Gyps tenuirostris Slender-billed Vulture 9 9 individuals 100 not assessed
Haliaeetus leucoryphus Pallas's Fish-eagle 2 2 individuals 100 not assessed

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation A management plan exists but it is out of date or not comprehensive Substantive conservation measures are being implemented but these are not comprehensive and are limited by resources and capacity medium
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Indawgyi Wildlife Sanctuary Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 47,884 protected area overlaps with site 0
Indawgyi Lake Wildlife Sanctuary ASEAN Heritage 77,524 protected area contained by site 77,524
Indawgyi Lake Wildlife Sanctuary and ASEAN Heritage Park 81,500 protected area contained by site 77,524
Indawgyi W.S Wildlife Sanctuary and ASEAN Heritage Park 81,499 protected area contains site 0
Indawgyi W.S UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 81,499 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest -
Wetlands (inland) -
Grassland -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Indawgyi Lake Wildlife Sanctuary and surroundings. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/11/2020.