Phansad Wildlife Sanctuary


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2016

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Nilgiri Woodpigeon Columba elphinstonii VU resident 2015 present A1, A2
Great Knot Calidris tenuirostris EN non-breeding 2015 present A1
Black-bellied Tern Sterna acuticauda EN resident 2015 present A1
White-rumped Vulture Gyps bengalensis CR non-breeding 2015 present A1
Indian Vulture Gyps indicus CR non-breeding 2015 present A1
Greater Spotted Eagle Clanga clanga VU winter 2015 present A1
Malabar Trogon Harpactes fasciatus LC resident 2015 present A3
Malabar Grey Hornbill Ocyceros griseus LC resident 2015 present A2
White-cheeked Barbet Psilopogon viridis LC resident 2015 present A3
Malabar Parakeet Psittacula columboides LC resident 2015 present A2
Indian Scimitar-babbler Pomatorhinus horsfieldii LC resident 2015 present A3
Rufous Babbler Argya subrufa LC resident 2015 present A2
White-bellied Blue-flycatcher Cyornis pallidipes LC resident 2015 present A2
Malabar Whistling-thrush Myophonus horsfieldii LC resident 2015 present A3
Crimson-backed Sunbird Leptocoma minima LC resident 2015 present A2
Loten's Sunbird Cinnyris lotenius LC resident 2015 present 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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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Phansad Sanctuary 6,979 is identical to site 6,979


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Phansad Wildlife Sanctuary. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/10/2020.