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Sawa Lake and Area


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2015

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Marbled Teal Marmaronetta angustirostris VU winter 2010 140 individuals A1
Asian Houbara Chlamydotis macqueenii VU winter 2010 frequent A1

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)
2014 very high not assessed negligible
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information good

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Human intrusions and disturbance recreational activities happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) very rapid to severe deterioration very high

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Little/none of site covered (<10%) No management planning has taken place Not assessed negligible
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Sawa Lake Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 20,058 protected area contained by site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial/Aquatic & Marine -
Desert -
Shrubland -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
urban/industrial/transport -
hunting -
fisheries/aquaculture -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Sawa Lake and Area. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 15/08/2020.