KZ103
Upper Charyn


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
Cinereous Vulture Aegypius monachus NT breeding 2002-2005 4-7 breeding pairs A1

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 low favourable negligible
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by Habitat
Accuracy of information medium

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Agricultural expansion and intensification livestock farming and ranching (includes forest grazing) - small-holder grazing, ranching or farming happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Human intrusions and disturbance work and other activities happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Natural system modifications dams & water management/use - abstraction of surface water (unknown use) happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Residential and commercial development housing and urban areas happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Residential and commercial development tourism and recreation areas 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
Forest Flood-plain 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) near favourable
Grassland 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) near favourable
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Inland cliffs 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) near favourable
Shrubland Low bushes 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) near favourable
Wetlands (inland) Rivers & streams 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
Gyps himalayensis Himalayan Griffon 10 33 individuals 100 favourable
Aegypius monachus Cinereous Vulture 14 2 individuals 15 very unfavourable
Aquila nipalensis Steppe Eagle 1 1 individuals 100 favourable
Hieraaetus pennatus Booted Eagle 1 1 individuals 100 favourable
Milvus migrans 1 3 individuals 100 favourable
Buteo rufinus Long-legged Buzzard 1 1 individuals 100 favourable
Buteo rufinus Long-legged Buzzard 1 1 individuals 100 favourable
Falco tinnunculus Common Kestrel 1 1 individuals 100 favourable
Corvus ruficollis Brown-necked Raven 1 1 individuals 100 favourable
Eremophila alpestris Horned Lark 1 2 individuals 100 favourable
Alauda arvensis Eurasian Skylark 1 1 individuals 100 favourable
Galerida cristata Crested Lark 1 2 individuals 100 favourable
Delichon urbicum Northern House Martin 1 5 individuals 100 favourable
Hirundo rustica Barn Swallow 1 1 individuals 100 favourable
Ptyonoprogne rupestris Eurasian Crag Martin 1 3 individuals 100 favourable
Turdus viscivorus Mistle Thrush 1 1 individuals 100 favourable
Turdus merula Eurasian Blackbird 1 2 individuals 100 favourable
Saxicola torquatus Common Stonechat 1 1 individuals 100 favourable
Oenanthe isabellina Isabelline Wheatear 1 5 individuals 100 favourable
Oenanthe pleschanka Pied Wheatear 1 7 individuals 100 favourable
Anthus pratensis Meadow Pipit 1 1 individuals 100 favourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Unknown No management planning has taken place Unknown negligible
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Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Flood-plain -
Shrubland Low bushes -
Grassland -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Inland cliffs -
Wetlands (inland) Rivers & streams, Water-fringe vegetation -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
not utilised -
agriculture -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Upper Charyn. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/04/2021.