Sources of Akshibai river

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2000

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Demoiselle Crane Anthropoides virgo LC breeding 1990-1999 50-70 breeding pairs A3
Little Bustard Tetrax tetrax NT breeding 1999 1 breeding pairs A3
Steppe Eagle Aquila nipalensis EN breeding 1999 20-30 breeding pairs A3
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca VU breeding 2004 2-3 breeding pairs A1, A3
Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus NT breeding 1999 2-5 breeding pairs A3

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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IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Desert Semidesert -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
rangeland/pastureland -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Sources of Akshibai river. Downloaded from on 24/07/2021.