KZ058
Tuzashchy and Karasor Lakes


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
Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula LC passage 2005 300 individuals A4i
Common Shelduck Tadorna tadorna LC passage 2005 545-835 individuals A4i
Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea LC passage 2005 1,500 individuals A4i
Northern Shoveler Spatula clypeata LC passage 2002-2005 6,000-50,000 individuals A4i
Eurasian Wigeon Mareca penelope LC passage 2002-2005 2,500-20,000 individuals A4i
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos LC passage 2002-2005 12,000-22,000 individuals A4i
Northern Pintail Anas acuta LC passage 2002-2005 3,500-15,000 individuals A4i
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa NT passage 2000-2008 257-1,430 individuals A1, A4i
Ruff Calidris pugnax LC passage 2000 39,500 individuals A4i
Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus LC passage 2000 43,600 individuals A4i
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a passage 2000-2005 35,000-104,000 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)
2005 medium unfavourable not assessed
Was the whole site covered? No 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) - small-holder grazing, ranching or farming happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Biological resource use hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - intentional use (species being assessed is the target) happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low
Biological resource use hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - unintentional effects (species is not the target) happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Climate change and severe weather drought happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
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
Desert 0 0 good (> 90%) moderate (70-90%) near favourable
Grassland 0 0 moderate (70-90%) moderate (70-90%) unfavourable
Shrubland 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) favourable
Wetlands (inland) 0 0 moderate (70-90%) good (> 90%) near favourable

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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Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland Low bushes -
Grassland Steppes & dry calcareous -
Desert Desert & semi-desert - clay -
Wetlands (inland) Standing brackish & salt water -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
rangeland/pastureland -
hunting -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tuzashchy and Karasor Lakes. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/01/2022.