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Assy Plateau


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
Himalayan Snowcock Tetraogallus himalayensis LC resident 2005-2006 50-249 individuals A3
Ibisbill Ibidorhyncha struthersii LC breeding 2005 1-3 individuals A3
Himalayan Griffon Gyps himalayensis NT resident 2005-2006 15-20 individuals A3
Cinereous Vulture Aegypius monachus NT breeding 2002-2006 9-15 individuals A1
Yellow-billed Chough Pyrrhocorax graculus LC resident 2006 50 individuals A3
Sulphur-bellied Warbler Phylloscopus griseolus LC breeding 2006 unknown A3
Brown Accentor Prunella fulvescens LC breeding 2006 unknown A3
Water Pipit Anthus spinoletta LC breeding 2006 unknown A3
Red-mantled Rosefinch Carpodacus rhodochlamys LC breeding 2006 unknown A3
Plain Mountain-finch Leucosticte nemoricola LC resident 2006 unknown A3
Red-fronted Serin Serinus pusillus LC breeding 2006 unknown 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)
2006 medium near favourable not assessed
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 livestock farming and ranching (includes forest grazing) - small-holder grazing, ranching or farming happening now whole area/population (>90%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Human intrusions and disturbance recreational activities likely in short term (within 4 years) some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium

Condition of habitat (state)
Habitat Habitat Detail Reference Area (ha) Actual Area (ha) % of habitat remaining % of carrying capacity (overall) Result
Forest 0 0 good (> 90%) moderate (70-90%) near favourable
Grassland 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) favourable
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) favourable
Shrubland 0 0 good (> 90%) moderate (70-90%) near favourable
Wetlands (inland) 0 0 good (> 90%) moderate (70-90%) near favourable

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

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Ile-Alatau National Nature Park 164,450 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Ele Alatau National Nature Park 164,450 protected area overlaps with site 0
Alma-Atinskiy Zakaznik 724,000 protected area contains site 30,000

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Native coniferous -
Shrubland Juniper scrub -
Grassland Alpine, subalpine & boreal -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Scree, boulders & bare rocky areas -
Wetlands (inland) Rivers & streams -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
nature conservation and research -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Assy Plateau. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 16/01/2022.