IN090
Nalsarovar Wildlife 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
Sarus Crane Grus antigone VU resident 2004 present A1
Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus crispus NT winter 2004 present A1
Indian Skimmer Rynchops albicollis EN non-breeding 2004 present A1
Greater Spotted Eagle Clanga clanga VU winter 2004 present A1
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca VU winter 2004 present A1
Pallas's Fish-eagle Haliaeetus leucoryphus EN resident 2004 present A1
Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni LC passage 2004 present A1
A4iv Species group - soaring birds/cranes n/a passage 2004 min 20,000 individuals A4iv
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)
2013 high favourable medium
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information good

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
Biological resource use gathering terrestrial plants - unintentional effects (species being assessed is not the target) happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Biological resource use hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - unintentional effects (species is not the target) happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Residential and commercial development tourism and recreation areas happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium

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 Very little or no conservation action taking place medium
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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Nal Sarovar Sanctuary 12,082 is identical to site 12,082

Local conservation groups

The local conservation groups below are working to support conservation at this IBA.

Name Year formed
Nalsarovar SSG (Recreation Youth Club) 0
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Habitats

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

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


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Nalsarovar Wildlife Sanctuary. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/11/2022.