IN088
Khijadiya Lake and 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 2004 present A1
Sarus Crane Antigone antigone VU resident 2004 present A1
Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus crispus NT winter 2004 present A1
Indian Skimmer Rynchops albicollis VU non-breeding 2004 present A1, A4i
Greater Spotted Eagle Clanga clanga VU winter 2004 present A1
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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IBA Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2012 low 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
No known threats no known threats happening now whole area/population (>90%) no or imperceptible deterioration low

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%) near 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 Very little or no conservation action taking place medium
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Khijadia Sanctuary 605 protected area contained by site 605

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest -
Wetlands (inland) -
Coastline -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
rangeland/pastureland -
water management -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Khijadiya Lake and Bird Sanctuary. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/11/2019.