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Avalanche (Nilgiri)


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
Grey-headed Bulbul Brachypodius priocephalus NT resident 2004 present A2, A3
Nilgiri Chilappan Montecincla cachinnans EN resident 2004 present A1, A2, A3
Nilgiri Flycatcher Eumyias albicaudatus LC resident 2004 present A2, A3
Kashmir Flycatcher Ficedula subrubra VU winter 2004 present A1, A2
Black-and-orange Flycatcher Ficedula nigrorufa LC resident 2004 present A2, A3
Nilgiri Sholakili Sholicola major EN resident 2004 present A1, A2, A3
Crimson-backed Sunbird Leptocoma minima LC resident 2004 present A2, A3
Nilgiri Pipit Anthus nilghiriensis VU 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 high 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
Agricultural expansion and intensification annual & perennial non-timber crops - small-holder farming happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) moderate to rapid deterioration low
Agricultural expansion and intensification wood and pulp plantations (includes afforestation) - agro-industry plantations happening now some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Biological resource use logging & wood harvesting - unintentional effects: subsistence/small scale happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) moderate to rapid deterioration low
Human intrusions and disturbance recreational activities happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Invasive and other problematic species and genes invasive non-native/alien species/diseases - named species happening now some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Natural system modifications dams & water management/use - dams (size unknown) happening now some of area/population (10-49%) very rapid to severe deterioration high

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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Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest -
Shrubland -
Grassland -
Artificial/Aquatic & Marine -
Artificial/Terrestrial -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Avalanche (Nilgiri). Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/01/2022.