IN187
Dandeli 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
Nilgiri Woodpigeon Columba elphinstonii VU resident 2004 present A1, A2, A3
Lesser Adjutant Leptoptilos javanicus VU resident 2004 present A1
White-rumped Vulture Gyps bengalensis CR non-breeding 2004 present A1, A3
Malabar Grey Hornbill Ocyceros griseus LC resident 2004 present A2, A3
Malabar Parakeet Psittacula columboides LC resident 2004 present A2, A3
Rufous Babbler Argya subrufa LC resident 2004 present A2, A3
Crimson-backed Sunbird Leptocoma minima LC resident 2004 present A2, A3

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)
2003 low not assessed not assessed
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 hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - intentional use (species being assessed is the target) happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low
Biological resource use logging & wood harvesting - unintentional effects: large scale likely in short term (within 4 years) small area/few individuals (<10%) very rapid to severe deterioration low
Energy production and mining mining and quarrying happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) very rapid to severe deterioration low
Human intrusions and disturbance recreational activities happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low
Natural system modifications dams & water management/use - large dams likely in short term (within 4 years) small area/few individuals (<10%) very rapid to severe deterioration low
Residential and commercial development commercial and industrial development likely in short term (within 4 years) small area/few individuals (<10%) very rapid to severe deterioration low
Transportation and service corridors utility & service lines likely in long term (beyond 4 years) small area/few individuals (<10%) moderate to rapid deterioration low

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Not assessed Not assessed Not assessed not assessed
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Dandeli Sanctuary 47,502 protected area contained by site 47,502

Local conservation groups

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

Name Year formed
North Karnataka Birders Network 0
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Habitats

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

Land-use Extent (% of site)
energy production and mining -
forestry -
tourism/recreation -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/07/2019.