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Tuzkol 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
Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea LC winter 2007 3,328 individuals A4i
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a passage 2007 20,000-49,999 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)
2012 very high unfavourable 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) - nomadic grazing happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
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%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Biological resource use fishing & harvesting aquatic resources - unintentional effects: large scale happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low
Climate change and severe weather drought happening now whole area/population (>90%) moderate to rapid deterioration very high
Climate change and severe weather habitat shifting and alteration happening now whole area/population (>90%) slow but significant deterioration high
Climate change and severe weather temperature extremes happening now whole area/population (>90%) moderate to rapid deterioration very high
Human intrusions and disturbance recreational activities happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Human intrusions and disturbance work and other activities happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Natural system modifications other ecosystem modifications happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) slow but significant deterioration high
Pollution agricultural & forestry effluents - type unknown/unrecorded happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Pollution domestic & urban waste water - type unknown/unrecorded happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low
Pollution garbage & solid waste happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Residential and commercial development commercial and industrial development happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) moderate to rapid deterioration low
Residential and commercial development housing and urban areas happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) moderate to rapid deterioration low
Residential and commercial development tourism and recreation areas happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) moderate to rapid deterioration low
Transportation and service corridors roads and railroads happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Transportation and service corridors utility & service lines 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
Artificial/Terrestrial Highly improved reseeded grasslands 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) near favourable
Artificial/Terrestrial Other urban & industrial areas 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) near favourable
Grassland Alpine, subalpine & boreal 0 0 moderate (70-90%) moderate (70-90%) unfavourable
Grassland Humid 0 0 moderate (70-90%) moderate (70-90%) unfavourable
Grassland Mesophile grassland & tall grass steppe 0 0 moderate (70-90%) moderate (70-90%) unfavourable
Grassland Steppes & dry calcareous 0 0 moderate (70-90%) moderate (70-90%) unfavourable
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Inland cliffs 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) near favourable
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Scree, boulders & bare rocky areas 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) near favourable
Shrubland Scrub 0 0 moderate (70-90%) moderate (70-90%) unfavourable
Wetlands (inland) Standing brackish & salt water 0 0 good (> 90%) moderate (70-90%) unfavourable
Wetlands (inland) Water-fringe vegetation 0 0 moderate (70-90%) moderate (70-90%) unfavourable

Condition of key/trigger populations (state)
Scientific Common TargetPop ActualPop Units Remaining Result
Tadorna tadorna Common Shelduck 29 11 individuals 38 very unfavourable
Tadorna ferruginea Ruddy Shelduck 3328 1503 individuals 46 unfavourable
Anthropoides virgo Demoiselle Crane 350 17 individuals 5 very unfavourable
Grus grus Common Crane 62 3 individuals 5 very unfavourable
Recurvirostra avosetta Pied Avocet 28 4 individuals 15 very unfavourable
Himantopus himantopus Black-winged Stilt 91 3 individuals 4 very unfavourable
Charadrius alexandrinus Kentish Plover 1 15 individuals 100 favourable
Vanellus vanellus Northern Lapwing 182 3 individuals 2 very unfavourable
Actitis hypoleucos Common Sandpiper 13 4 individuals 31 very unfavourable
Tringa totanus Common Redshank 83 45 individuals 55 unfavourable
Larus ridibundus Black-headed Gull 361 200 individuals 56 unfavourable
Larus cachinnans Caspian Gull 24 15 individuals 63 unfavourable
Milvus migrans Black Kite 1 1 individuals 100 favourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Unknown Unknown Unknown negligible
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Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland Scrub -
Grassland Alpine, subalpine & boreal, Humid, Mesophile grassland & tall grass steppe, Steppes & dry calcareous -
Wetlands (inland) Standing brackish & salt water, Water-fringe vegetation -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Inland cliffs, Scree, boulders & bare rocky areas -
Artificial/Terrestrial Other urban & industrial areas, Highly improved reseeded grasslands -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
rangeland/pastureland -
energy production and mining -
urban/industrial/transport -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tuzkol Lake. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/11/2020.