Hatnur Dam

IBA Justification

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 at site IBA criteria triggered
Red-crested Pochard Netta rufina LC winter 2013 120-520 individuals A4i
Asian Woollyneck Ciconia episcopus NT non-breeding 2015 present A1
Little Cormorant Microcarbo niger LC non-breeding 2013 1,500-1,594 individuals A4i
Little Pratincole Glareola lactea LC non-breeding 2013 800 individuals A4i
White-rumped Vulture Gyps bengalensis CR non-breeding 2015 present A1
Indian Vulture Gyps indicus CR non-breeding 2015 present A1
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a non-breeding 2012-2014 23,400-25,000 individuals A4iii

Note: The current IUCN Red List category may differ from the category that was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment.

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IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) -
Artificial/Terrestrial -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Hatnur Dam. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/46919 on 10/06/2023.