Karnala Bird 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
Indian Peafowl Pavo cristatus LC resident 2015 present A3
Rain Quail Coturnix coromandelica LC resident 2015 present A3
Jungle Bush-quail Perdicula asiatica LC resident 2015 present A3
Nilgiri Woodpigeon Columba elphinstonii VU resident 2015 present A1, A2
Yellow-footed Green-pigeon Treron phoenicopterus LC resident 2015 present A3
Egyptian Vulture Neophron percnopterus EN non-breeding 2015 present A1
White-rumped Vulture Gyps bengalensis CR non-breeding 2015 present A1
Indian Vulture Gyps indicus CR non-breeding 2015 present A1
White-eyed Buzzard Butastur teesa LC resident 2015 present A3
Indian Grey Hornbill Ocyceros birostris LC resident 2015 present A3
Malabar Grey Hornbill Ocyceros griseus VU resident 2015 present A2
Brown-headed Barbet Psilopogon zeylanicus LC resident 2015 present A3
White-cheeked Barbet Psilopogon viridis LC resident 2015 present A3
Black-rumped Flameback Dinopium benghalense LC resident 2015 present A3
Yellow-crowned Woodpecker Leiopicus mahrattensis LC resident 2015 present A3
Plum-headed Parakeet Himalayapsitta cyanocephala LC resident 2015 present A3
Malabar Parakeet Nicopsitta columboides LC resident 2015 present A2
Small Minivet Pericrocotus cinnamomeus LC resident 2015 present A3
Common Woodshrike Tephrodornis pondicerianus LC resident 2015 present A3
White-bellied Drongo Dicrurus caerulescens LC resident 2015 present A3
Jungle Prinia Prinia sylvatica LC resident 2015 present A3
Ashy Prinia Prinia socialis LC resident 2015 present A3
White-browed Bulbul Pycnonotus luteolus LC resident 2015 present A3
Indian Scimitar-babbler Pomatorhinus horsfieldii LC resident 2015 present A3
Tawny-bellied Babbler Dumetia hyperythra LC resident 2015 present A3
Argya striata NR resident 2015 present A3
Brahminy Starling Sturnia pagodarum LC breeding 2015 present A3
Chestnut-tailed Starling Sturnia malabarica LC resident 2015 present A3
Bank Myna Acridotheres ginginianus LC resident 2015 present A3
Indian Robin Saxicoloides fulicatus LC resident 2015 present A3
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

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Karnala Sanctuary 448 protected area overlaps with site 0


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Karnala Bird Sanctuary. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 14/08/2022.