Ulaagchinii Khar Lake

IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2009 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met
White-headed Duck Oxyura leucocephala EN - 2009 present A1
Great Bustard Otis tarda EN - 2009 present A1
White-throated Bushchat Saxicola insignis VU breeding 2009 present A1

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2009).

IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Ulaagchini khar nuur National Conservation Parks 259,403 protected area contains site 0

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Ulaagchinii Khar Lake. Downloaded from on 22/02/2024.