Batpakkol lake


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2013

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 2012 1-3 individuals A1
Red-breasted Goose Branta ruficollis VU passage 2007-2011 550-803 individuals A1, A4i
Greylag Goose Anser anser LC passage 2007-2011 450-5,734 individuals A4i
Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus VU passage 2007-2011 86-930 individuals A1, A4i
Common Crane Grus grus LC passage 2007-2012 292-3,860 individuals A4i
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a passage 2011 3,771-28,000 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)
2015 high unfavourable not assessed
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by Habitat
Accuracy of information good

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Agricultural expansion and intensification annual & perennial non-timber crops - shifting agriculture happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) slow but significant deterioration high
Biological resource use fishing & harvesting aquatic resources - unintentional effects: subsistence/small scale happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) slow but significant deterioration high
Biological resource use hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - unintentional effects (species is not the target) happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) slow but significant deterioration high
Climate change and severe weather habitat shifting and alteration happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low
Human intrusions and disturbance work and other activities 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
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land 0 0 moderate (70-90%) good (> 90%) near favourable
Grassland Steppes & dry calcareous 0 0 moderate (70-90%) good (> 90%) near favourable
Wetlands (inland) Standing fresh water 0 0 moderate (70-90%) moderate (70-90%) unfavourable
Wetlands (inland) Water-fringe vegetation 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) favourable

Condition of key/trigger populations (state)
Scientific Common TargetPop ActualPop Units Remaining Result
Oxyura leucocephala White-headed Duck 3 1 individuals 34 very unfavourable
Cygnus cygnus Whooper Swan 18 2100 individuals 100 favourable
Branta ruficollis Red-breasted Goose 803 2276 individuals 100 favourable
Anser anser Greylag Goose 5734 412 individuals 8 very unfavourable
Anser fabalis Bean Goose 10 10 individuals 100 favourable
Anser albifrons Greater White-fronted Goose 4260 8195 individuals 100 favourable
Anser erythropus Lesser White-fronted Goose 930 214 individuals 24 very unfavourable
Clangula hyemalis Long-tailed Duck 8 8 individuals 100 favourable
Mergellus albellus Smew 3 8 individuals 100 favourable
Mergus merganser Goosander 4 4 individuals 100 favourable
Tadorna ferruginea Ruddy Shelduck 94 1742 individuals 100 favourable
Aythya ferina Common Pochard 70 562 individuals 100 favourable
Aythya fuligula Tufted Duck 35 551 individuals 100 favourable
Spatula clypeata Northern Shoveler 292 1000 individuals 100 favourable
Anas platyrhynchos Mallard 88 88 individuals 100 favourable
Podiceps cristatus Great Crested Grebe 2 2 individuals 100 favourable
Fulica atra Common Coot 2 4 individuals 100 favourable
Aquila heliaca Eastern Imperial Eagle 1 1 individuals 100 favourable
Circus aeruginosus Western Marsh-harrier 1 1 individuals 100 favourable
Circus cyaneus Hen Harrier 4 4 individuals 100 favourable
Haliaeetus albicilla White-tailed Sea-eagle 5 5 individuals 100 favourable
Falco columbarius Merlin 2 2 individuals 100 favourable
Lanius excubitor Great Grey Shrike 2 2 individuals 100 favourable
Species group - waterbirds A4iii 4865 14141 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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Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland Steppes & dry calcareous -
Wetlands (inland) Water-fringe vegetation, Standing fresh water -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
rangeland/pastureland -
fisheries/aquaculture -
water management -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Batpakkol lake. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/01/2022.