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Ters-Ashchibulak Reservoir


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2005

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 passage 2005 6,000-18,000 individuals A4i
Demoiselle Crane Anthropoides virgo LC passage 2005 500-4,000 individuals A4i
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a passage 2005 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)
2017 low unfavourable high
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 annual & perennial non-timber crops - small-holder farming happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Agricultural expansion and intensification livestock farming and ranching (includes forest grazing) - small-holder grazing, ranching or farming happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Biological resource use fishing & harvesting aquatic resources - unintentional effects: subsistence/small scale happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Natural system modifications dams & water management/use - abstraction of surface water (agricultural use) happening now whole area/population (>90%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Residential and commercial development housing and urban areas 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/Aquatic & Marine Artificial water bodies 0 0 moderate (70-90%) moderate (70-90%) unfavourable
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) near favourable
Artificial/Terrestrial Other urban & industrial areas 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) near favourable
Desert Desert & semi-desert - clay 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) near favourable
Desert Desert & semi-desert - stony 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) near favourable
Grassland Steppes & dry calcareous 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) near favourable
Wetlands (inland) Rivers & streams 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) near favourable

Condition of key/trigger populations (state)
Scientific Common TargetPop ActualPop Units Remaining Result
Tadorna ferruginea Ruddy Shelduck 6000 347 individuals 6 very unfavourable
Ciconia nigra Black Stork 2 2 individuals 100 favourable
Ardea cinerea Grey Heron 24 270 individuals 100 favourable
Phalacrocorax carbo Great Cormorant 9 9 individuals 100 favourable
Recurvirostra avosetta Pied Avocet 4 4 individuals 100 favourable
Himantopus himantopus Black-winged Stilt 14 14 individuals 100 favourable
Gallinago gallinago Common Snipe 3 3 individuals 100 favourable
Tringa ochropus Green Sandpiper 1 10 individuals 100 favourable
Calandrella brachydactyla Greater Short-toed Lark 1 1 individuals 100 favourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation A comprehensive and appropriate management plan exists that aims to maintain or improve the populations of qualifying bird species The conservation measures needed for the site are being comprehensively and effectively implemented high
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Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial/Aquatic & Marine Artificial water bodies -
Wetlands (inland) Rivers & streams -
Grassland Steppes & dry calcareous -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Other urban & industrial areas -
Desert Desert & semi-desert - clay, Desert & semi-desert - stony -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
rangeland/pastureland -
hunting -
fisheries/aquaculture -
water management -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ters-Ashchibulak Reservoir. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/10/2020.