Achinskoe Lake

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2006

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Greylag Goose Anser anser LC winter 2004-2005 20-18,712 adults A4i
Red-crested Pochard Netta rufina LC winter 2000-2005 308-4,646 adults A4i
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos LC winter 2004-2005 2,367-12,034 adults A4i
Black-necked Grebe Podiceps nigricollis LC winter 2000-2005 1,066 adults A4i
Common Coot Fulica atra LC winter 2000-2005 1,982-155,560 adults A4i
Common Crane Grus grus LC winter 2000-2005 5-2,882 adults A4i
Little Bustard Tetrax tetrax NT winter 2004 91 adults A1
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a winter 2000-2005 28,711-175,687 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)
2006 high not assessed not assessed
Was the whole site covered? No State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information medium

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 majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Agricultural expansion and intensification livestock farming and ranching (includes forest grazing) - agro-industry grazing, ranching or farmin happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Biological resource use fishing & harvesting aquatic resources - unintentional effects: large scale happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Energy production and mining mining and quarrying happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid 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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IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest -
Desert -
Wetlands (inland) -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
water management -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Achinskoe Lake. Downloaded from on 26/09/2020.