MR017
Chott Boul


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2019

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia LC winter 2014-2017 197-292 individuals B3a
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica NT winter 2014-2017 37 individuals B1a
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa NT winter 2014-2017 20-60 individuals B1a
Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea NT winter 2014-2017 187-518 individuals B1a

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.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here


IBA Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2001 high not assessed not assessed
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information good

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Biological resource use fishing & harvesting aquatic resources - unintentional effects: large scale likely in short term (within 4 years) majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Biological resource use hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - intentional use (species being assessed is the target) happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Pollution agricultural & forestry effluents - herbicides and pesticides happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) slow but significant deterioration high
Pollution agricultural & forestry effluents - nutrient loads happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Pollution domestic & urban waste water - type unknown/unrecorded happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Residential and commercial development commercial and industrial development happening now some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration high

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Not assessed Not assessed Not assessed not assessed
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Parc National du Diawling Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 15,600 protected area overlaps with site 0
Chat Tboul Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 15,500 is identical to site 15,500

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial/Terrestrial -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) -
Grassland -
Desert -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
hunting -
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
water management -
other -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.

Land ownership




Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Chott Boul. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 04/08/2020.