Loktak Lake

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 Whistling-duck Dendrocygna javanica LC non-breeding 2014 14,993 individuals A4i
Baer's Pochard Aythya baeri CR winter 2015 present A1
Sarus Crane Grus antigone VU non-breeding 2015 present A1
Lesser Adjutant Leptoptilos javanicus VU non-breeding 2015 unknown 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 2011-2014 26,800-34,356 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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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Loktak Lake. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 04/12/2022.