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Naliya Grassland (Lala Bustard Wildlife Sanctuary)


IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2004 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
Great Indian Bustard Ardeotis nigriceps CR resident 2004 present A1
Lesser Florican Sypheotides indicus CR resident 2004 present A1
Sociable Lapwing Vanellus gregarius CR winter 2004 present A1
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca VU winter 2004 present A1
White-browed Bushchat Saxicola macrorhynchus VU resident 2004 present A1

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2004).


IBA Conservation

IBA conservation assessment
Year of assessment (most recent) State (condition) Pressure (threat) Response (action)
2003 not assessed low not assessed
Was the whole site assessed? State assessed by Accuracy of information
yes unset good

Pressure (threats to the trigger species and/or their habitats)
Threat level 1 Threat level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Agricultural expansion and intensification annual & perennial non-timber crops - agro-industry farming happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low
Agricultural expansion and intensification livestock farming and ranching (includes forest grazing) - small-holder grazing, ranching or farming happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low
Invasive and other problematic species and genes invasive non-native/alien species/diseases - named species happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low
Residential and commercial development housing and urban areas happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low

Response (conservation actions taken for the trigger species and/or their habitats)
Protected-area designation Management planning Other conservation action Result
Not assessed Not assessed Not assessed not assessed
For more information about IBA conservation status, please click here

IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Lala Bustard Sanctuary Sanctuary 203 protected area contained by site 203

Local Conservation Groups

The Local Conservation Groups listed below are working to support conservation at this IBA.

Name Year formed
Naliya Grassland- Lala Bustard Wildlife Sanctuary [Centre for Desert and Ocean] 0
For more information on BirdLife's work with Local Conservation Groups, please click here.

Habitats

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

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
urban/industrial/transport -


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Naliya Grassland (Lala Bustard Wildlife Sanctuary). Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/naliya-grassland-(lala-bustard-wildlife-sanctuary)-iba-india on 01/12/2023.