KZ037
Tounsor Hollow Lakes


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
White-headed Duck Oxyura leucocephala EN passage 2007 1-4 individuals A1
Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus VU passage 2005 3-17 individuals A1
Siberian Crane Leucogeranus leucogeranus CR passage 2002 2 individuals A1
Demoiselle Crane Anthropoides virgo LC breeding 2007 < 50 breeding pairs A3
Little Bustard Tetrax tetrax NT breeding 2006 30 individuals A1, A3
Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus crispus NT passage 2006 3-30 individuals A1
Sociable Lapwing Vanellus gregarius CR breeding 2006 2-7 breeding pairs A1, A3
Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus LC passage 2001 11,000 individuals A4i
Black-winged Pratincole Glareola nordmanni NT breeding 2004 20 breeding pairs A1, A3
Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus NT breeding 2007 < 50 individuals A1, A3
Black Lark Melanocorypha yeltoniensis LC breeding 2007 50-249 breeding pairs A3
White-winged Lark Alauda leucoptera LC breeding 2007 50-249 breeding pairs A3
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a passage 2006 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)
2015 high very 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) - agro-industry grazing, ranching or farmin 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 some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Biological resource use hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - unintentional effects (species is not the target) happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Energy production and mining mining and quarrying happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high

Condition of habitat (state)
Habitat Habitat Detail Reference Area (ha) Actual Area (ha) % of habitat remaining % of carrying capacity (overall) Result
Artificial - terrestrial Other urban & industrial areas 0 0 very poor (< 40%) poor (40-69%) very unfavourable
Artificial - terrestrial Ruderal land 0 0 very poor (< 40%) poor (40-69%) very unfavourable
Grassland Mesophile grassland & tall grass steppe 0 0 good (> 90%) moderate (70-90%) unfavourable
Grassland Steppes & dry calcareous 0 0 good (> 90%) moderate (70-90%) unfavourable
Shrubland Low bushes 0 0 good (> 90%) moderate (70-90%) unfavourable
Wetlands (inland) Rivers & streams 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) near favourable
Wetlands (inland) Standing brackish & salt water 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) near favourable
Wetlands (inland) Standing fresh water 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) near favourable
Wetlands (inland) Water-fringe vegetation 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) near favourable

Condition of key/trigger populations (state)
Scientific Common TargetPop ActualPop Units Remaining Result
Cygnus olor Mute Swan 224 14 individuals 7 very unfavourable
Cygnus cygnus Whooper Swan 348 243 individuals 70 near favourable
Cygnus columbianus Tundra Swan 22 22 individuals 100 favourable
Mergellus albellus Smew 30 8 individuals 27 very unfavourable
Tadorna ferruginea Ruddy Shelduck 17000 45 individuals 1 very unfavourable
Aythya ferina Common Pochard 17000 144 individuals 1 very unfavourable
Aythya fuligula Tufted Duck 19000 80 individuals 1 very unfavourable
Spatula clypeata Northern Shoveler 250 518 individuals 100 favourable
Mareca strepera Gadwall 27 27 individuals 100 favourable
Mareca penelope Eurasian Wigeon 8 8 individuals 100 favourable
Anas platyrhynchos Mallard 10500 351 individuals 4 very unfavourable
Fulica atra Common Coot 100 700 individuals 100 favourable
Phalacrocorax carbo Great Cormorant 8 8 individuals 100 favourable
Larus canus Mew Gull 604 604 individuals 100 favourable
Asio flammeus Short-eared Owl 3 3 males 100 favourable
Circus cyaneus Hen Harrier 5 5 individuals 100 favourable
Haliaeetus albicilla White-tailed Sea-eagle 1 1 individuals 100 favourable
Species group - waterbirds A4iii 1574 9778 individuals 100 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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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Tounsorskiy Zakaznik 35,000 is identical to site 35,000

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland Low bushes -
Artificial - terrestrial Other urban & industrial areas, Ruderal land -
Grassland Mesophile grassland & tall grass steppe, Steppes & dry calcareous -
Wetlands (inland) Rivers & streams, Standing brackish & salt water, Standing fresh water, Water-fringe vegetation -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
rangeland/pastureland -
fisheries/aquaculture -
nature conservation and research -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tounsor Hollow Lakes. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/08/2019.