Ayeyarwady River: Myitkyina to Sinbo Section

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
Bar-headed Goose Anser indicus LC unknown 2004 present A4i
Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea LC unknown 2004 present A4i
Gadwall Mareca strepera LC unknown 2004 present A4i
Common Crane Grus grus LC winter 2004 present A4i
Lesser Adjutant Leptoptilos javanicus VU resident 2004 present A1
Black Stork Ciconia nigra LC unknown 2004 present A4i
Spot-billed Pelican Pelecanus philippensis NT non-breeding 2004 present A1, A4i
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo LC unknown 2000 600 individuals A4i
Oriental Darter Anhinga melanogaster NT resident 2000 51 individuals A4i
Little Pratincole Glareola lactea LC unknown 2004 present A4i
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a unknown 2004 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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IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ayeyarwady River: Myitkyina to Sinbo Section. Downloaded from on 10/07/2020.