MN066
Mongol Daguur


IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2009 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus LC breeding 2004 present A3, A4i
Swan Goose Anser cygnoid EN breeding 2004 present A1
Bean Goose Anser fabalis LC breeding 2004 present A4i
Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea LC breeding 2004 present A4i
Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus LC breeding 2004 present A4i
Siberian Crane Leucogeranus leucogeranus CR passage 2004 present A1, A3
Demoiselle Crane Anthropoides virgo LC breeding 2004 present A3, A4i
White-naped Crane Grus vipio VU breeding 2004 present A1, A3, A4i
Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis VU breeding 2004 present A1, A3
Common Crane Grus grus LC breeding 2004 present A3, A4i
Hooded Crane Grus monacha VU breeding 2004 present A1, A3, A4i
Great Bustard Otis tarda EN breeding 2004 present A1, A3
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo LC breeding 2004 present A4i
Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus NT breeding 2004 present A4i
Relict Gull Larus relictus VU breeding 2004 present A1
Marsh Grassbird Helopsaltes pryeri NT breeding 2004 present A1, A3

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2009).


IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Mongol Daguur (Mongolian Dauria) Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 82,968 protected area overlaps with site 65,000
Mongol Daguur Strictly Protected Areas 103,016 protected area overlaps with site 0
Landscapes of Dauria World Heritage Site (natural or mixed) 912,624 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) -
Grassland Steppe -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Mongol Daguur. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/mongol-daguur-iba-mongolia on 24/02/2024.