Heerakund Reservoir and Debrigarh Wildlife 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
Lesser Adjutant Leptoptilos javanicus VU non-breeding 2015 present A1
Indian Skimmer Rynchops albicollis EN non-breeding 2015 present A1
Black-bellied Tern Sterna acuticauda EN resident 2015 present A1
Indian Spotted Eagle Clanga hastata VU resident 2015 present A1
Greater Spotted Eagle Clanga clanga VU winter 2015 present A1
Pallas's Fish-eagle Haliaeetus leucoryphus EN non-breeding 2015 present A1
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a non-breeding 2009-2013 47,348-79,344 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 Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Debrigarh Sanctuary 34,691 protected area overlaps with site 0


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Heerakund Reservoir and Debrigarh Wildlife Sanctuary. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/11/2022.