IN379
Deepor Beel Bird Sanctuary


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
Baer's Pochard Aythya baeri CR winter 2002 present A1
Greater Adjutant Leptoptilos dubius EN breeding 2002 present A1
Lesser Adjutant Leptoptilos javanicus VU resident 2002 present A1
Spot-billed Pelican Pelecanus philippensis NT resident 2002 present A1
Spoon-billed Sandpiper Calidris pygmaea CR winter 2004 present A1
White-rumped Vulture Gyps bengalensis CR non-breeding 2002 present A1
Slender-billed Vulture Gyps tenuirostris CR non-breeding 2002 present A1
Greater Spotted Eagle Clanga clanga VU winter 2002 present A1
Pallas's Fish-eagle Haliaeetus leucoryphus EN resident 2002 present A1
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a winter 2003 min 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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IBA Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2013 high favourable medium
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information medium

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Biological resource use fishing & harvesting aquatic resources - unintentional effects: subsistence/small scale happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Human intrusions and disturbance work and other activities happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Pollution industrial & military effluents - type unknown/unrecorded happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high

Condition of habitat (state)
Habitat Habitat Detail Reference Area (ha) Actual Area (ha) % of habitat remaining % of carrying capacity (overall) Result
Wetlands (inland) 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) favourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation A comprehensive and appropriate management plan exists that aims to maintain or improve the populations of qualifying bird species Unknown medium
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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Deepor Beel Sanctuary 414 is identical to site 414
Deepor Beel Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 4,000 unknown 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) -
Artificial/Terrestrial -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
nature conservation and research -
water management -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Deepor Beel Bird Sanctuary. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/08/2022.