Tashgain Tavan Lakes

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 A3, A4i
Swan Goose Anser cygnoid VU breeding 2004 present A1, A4i
Common Shelduck Tadorna tadorna LC - 2004 present A4i
Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea LC - 2004 present A4i
Common Pochard Aythya ferina VU - 2004 present A4i
Baer's Pochard Aythya baeri CR breeding 2004 present A1, A3
Gadwall Mareca strepera LC - 2004 present A4i
Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus LC - 2004 present A4i
Siberian Crane Leucogeranus leucogeranus CR - 2009 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
Hooded Crane Grus monacha VU - 2009 present A1, A3
Great Bustard Otis tarda VU breeding 2004 present A1, A3
Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus NT - 2004 present A4i
Relict Gull Larus relictus VU - 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.

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IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) -
Grassland Steppe -
Artificial/Terrestrial -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tashgain Tavan Lakes. Downloaded from on 18/08/2022.