KZ088
Karasor Lake


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2007

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Common Shelduck Tadorna tadorna LC breeding 2002-2003 5,000 individuals A4i
Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca NT passage 2002-2003 rare A1
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a passage 2002-2003 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)
2017 high near favourable high
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by Habitat
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%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Agricultural expansion and intensification livestock farming and ranching (includes forest grazing) - small-holder grazing, ranching or farming happening now some of area/population (10-49%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Biological resource use hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - motivation unknown/unrecorded happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Human intrusions and disturbance recreational activities happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Pollution agricultural & forestry effluents - type unknown/unrecorded happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Pollution garbage & solid waste happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) 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
Grassland Steppes & dry calcareous 0 0 moderate (70-90%) good (> 90%) near favourable
Wetlands (inland) Standing brackish & salt water 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) near favourable
Wetlands (inland) Water-fringe vegetation 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) near favourable

Condition of key/trigger populations (state)
Scientific Common TargetPop ActualPop Units Remaining Result
Coturnix coturnix Common Quail 1 2 individuals 100 favourable
Cygnus olor Mute Swan 2 2 individuals 100 favourable
Aythya ferina Common Pochard 40 40 individuals 100 favourable
Aythya fuligula Tufted Duck 40 40 individuals 100 favourable
Spatula clypeata Northern Shoveler 1 200 individuals 100 favourable
Mareca strepera Gadwall 1 400 individuals 100 favourable
Anas platyrhynchos Mallard 1 100 individuals 100 favourable
Phoenicopterus roseus Greater Flamingo 1 1 individuals 100 favourable
Fulica atra Common Coot 50 50 individuals 100 favourable
Pelecanus onocrotalus Great White Pelican 1 18 individuals 100 favourable
Vanellus vanellus Northern Lapwing 1 20 individuals 100 favourable
Limosa limosa Black-tailed Godwit 1 2 individuals 100 favourable
Calidris temminckii Temminck's Stint 1 50 individuals 100 favourable
Larus ridibundus Black-headed Gull 1 200 individuals 100 favourable
Aquila chrysaetos Golden Eagle 1 17 individuals 100 favourable
Circus aeruginosus Western Marsh-harrier 1 2 individuals 100 favourable
Circus macrourus Pallid Harrier 1 1 individuals 100 favourable
Buteo rufinus Long-legged Buzzard 16 1 individuals 7 very unfavourable
Melanocorypha yeltoniensis Black Lark 1 20 individuals 100 favourable
Alauda arvensis Eurasian Skylark 1 40 individuals 100 favourable
Motacilla flava Western Yellow Wagtail 1 10 individuals 100 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 Substantive conservation measures are being implemented but these are not comprehensive and are limited by resources and capacity high
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Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland Low bushes -
Wetlands (inland) Rivers & streams, Standing brackish & salt water, Water-fringe vegetation -
Grassland Steppes & dry calcareous -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
urban/industrial/transport -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Karasor Lake. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/09/2020.