Koymat - Begarslan

IBA Justification

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 at site IBA criteria triggered
Saker Falcon Falco cherrug EN resident 2006-2007 26 individuals A1
Brown-necked Raven Corvus ruficollis LC resident 2006-2007 2 individuals A3
Upcher's Warbler Hippolais languida LC breeding 2006-2007 2 individuals A3
Streaked Scrub-warbler Scotocerca inquieta LC breeding 2006-2007 20 individuals A3
Finsch's Wheatear Oenanthe finschii LC breeding 2006-2007 40 individuals A3
Red-headed Bunting Emberiza bruniceps LC passage 2006-2007 1 individuals A3

Note: The current IUCN Red List category may differ from the category that was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment.

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IBA Conservation

IBA conservation status - summary
Year of assessment (most recent) Threat (pressure) Condition (state) Action (response)
2007 high not assessed not assessed
Was the whole site assessed? no Condition (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 livestock farming and ranching (includes forest grazing) - nomadic grazing happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Biological resource use hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - intentional use (species being assessed is the target) happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high

Conservation actions taken at the site (response)
Protected-area designation Management planning Other conservation action Result
Not assessed Not assessed Not assessed not assessed
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IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Inland cliffs -
Desert Desert & semi-desert - clay, Desert & semi-desert - salty, Desert & semi-desert - stony -
Shrubland Low bushes -
Grassland Dry grassland on sandy soils -
For further information about the IUCN habitat classification, please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
rangeland/pastureland -
not utilised -
unknown -
For further information about the land-use classification, please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Koymat - Begarslan. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/22108 on 28/05/2023.