TR148
South Keban Dam


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2004

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Armenian Gull Larus armenicus LC resident 2000 458-950 individuals A4i, B1i
Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia LC breeding 2000 20-25 breeding pairs B1i, B2
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a non-breeding 2000 min 20,000 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)
2016 low favourable medium
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
No known threats no known threats 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
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) 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90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation A management plan exists but it is out of date or not comprehensive Substantive conservation measures are being implemented but these are not comprehensive and are limited by resources and capacity medium
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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Guney Keban Baraji UOSA Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 0 unknown 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams, Standing freshwater -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: South Keban Dam. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/01/2022.