IBA Justification

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 1994

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population at site IBA criteria triggered
Marbled Teal Marmaronetta angustirostris NT breeding 1966-1975 present A1
Yellow-eyed Pigeon Columba eversmanni VU breeding 1966 present A1
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a passage 1975 min 20,000 individuals A4iii

Note: The current IUCN Red List category may differ from the category that was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment.

For more information about the IBA criteria, please click here


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial/Terrestrial -
Forest -
Wetlands (inland) -
Shrubland -
For further information about the IUCN habitat classification, please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
urban/industrial/transport -
rangeland/pastureland -
hunting -
forestry -
For further information about the land-use classification, please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Darqad. Downloaded from on 01/06/2023.