MN058
Valleys of Khurkh-Khuiten Rivers


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
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus LC - 2009 present A4i
Swan Goose Anser cygnoid VU breeding 2004 present A1, A4i
Bean Goose Anser fabalis LC - 2004 present A4i
Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus VU passage 2004 present A1
Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea LC - 2004 present A4i
Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus LC - 2004 present A4i
Siberian Crane Leucogeranus leucogeranus CR passage 2004 present A1
White-naped Crane Antigone vipio VU breeding 2004 present A1, A4i
Demoiselle Crane Anthropoides virgo LC breeding 2004 present A4i
Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis EN breeding 2004 present A1
Common Crane Grus grus LC breeding 2004 present A4i
Hooded Crane Grus monacha VU breeding 2004 present A1
Great Bustard Otis tarda VU breeding 2004 present A1
Black Stork Ciconia nigra LC - 2009 present A4i
Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus NT - 2004 present A4i
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca VU breeding 2004 present A1
Saker Falcon Falco cherrug EN - 2009 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


IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Lakes in the Khurkh-Khuiten river valley Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 42,940 is identical to site 42,940
Binderiya khan mountain Monuments 5,736 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

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


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Valleys of Khurkh-Khuiten Rivers. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/05/2020.