Mahaveer Swami Wildlife Sanctuary (Lalitpur)


IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2016 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met
Sarus Crane Grus antigone VU non-breeding 2015 present A1
Egyptian Vulture Neophron percnopterus EN non-breeding 2015 present A1
Red-headed Vulture Sarcogyps calvus CR 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
Bristled Grassbird Schoenicola striatus VU non-breeding 2015 present A1

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2016).



Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Mahaveer Swami Wildlife Sanctuary (Lalitpur). Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/mahaveer-swami-wildlife-sanctuary-(lalitpur)-iba-india on 27/02/2024.