TJ003
Kayrakkum Reservoir


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
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos LC winter 2004-2006 10,301-17,856 individuals A4i
Yellow-eyed Pigeon Columba eversmanni VU breeding 2004-2006 25 breeding pairs A1, A3
Egyptian Nightjar Caprimulgus aegyptius LC breeding 2004-2006 3-4 breeding pairs A3
Common Crane Grus grus LC passage 2004-2006 2,800-3,000 individuals A4i
Great Bustard Otis tarda VU passage 2004-2006 20 individuals A1
Chlamydotis undulata NR breeding 2004-2006 rare A3
Pygmy Cormorant Microcarbo pygmaeus LC winter 2004-2006 396-693 individuals A4i
Pallid Scops-owl Otus brucei LC breeding 2004-2006 5-8 breeding pairs A3
Cinereous Vulture Aegypius monachus NT resident 2004-2006 12 breeding pairs A1
European Roller Coracias garrulus LC breeding 2004-2006 75 breeding pairs A1
White-winged Woodpecker Dendrocopos leucopterus LC resident 2004-2006 10-12 breeding pairs A3
Saker Falcon Falco cherrug EN resident 2004-2006 30 breeding pairs A1
Parus bokharensis NR resident 2004-2006 120-150 breeding pairs A3
Desert Lark Ammomanes deserti LC resident 2004-2006 3-4 breeding pairs A3
Sykes's Warbler Iduna rama LC breeding 2004-2006 5-8 breeding pairs A3
Streaked Scrub-warbler Scotocerca inquieta LC resident 2004-2006 2-3 breeding pairs A3
Sylvia nana NR breeding 2004-2006 5-6 breeding pairs A3
Saxaul Sparrow Passer ammodendri LC resident 2004-2006 5-8 breeding pairs A3
Desert Finch Rhodospiza obsoleta LC resident 2004-2006 3-5 breeding pairs A3
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a - 2004 present 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 medium
Was the whole site covered? Yes 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 - agro-industry farming happening now some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
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%) slow but significant deterioration high
Agricultural expansion and intensification marine and freshwater aquaculture - subsistence/artisinal aquaculture happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) moderate to rapid deterioration low
Biological resource use logging & wood harvesting - unintentional effects: subsistence/small scale happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low
Climate change and severe weather drought happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) no or imperceptible 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 - unspecified species happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low
Natural system modifications dams & water management/use - dams (size unknown) happening now some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Pollution domestic & urban waste water - type unknown/unrecorded happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low
Transportation and service corridors roads and railroads happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation A management plan exists but it is out of date or not comprehensive Substantive conservation measures are being implemented but these are not comprehensive and are limited by resources and capacity medium
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Syrdarya Nature Refuge/s (Zakaznik) 4,000 protected area contained by site 4,000
Kayrakum Reservoir Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 52,000 protected area contained by site 52,000

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest -
Shrubland -
Desert -
Wetlands (inland) -
Artificial - terrestrial -
Introduced vegetation -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
forestry -
hunting -
nature conservation and research -
urban/industrial/transport -
water management -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Kayrakkum Reservoir. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/09/2019.