North-western steppe

IBA Criteria

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 estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Yellow-eyed Pigeon Columba eversmanni VU breeding 1949 present A1, A3
Chlamydotis undulata NR resident 1949 1 individuals A1, A3
Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni LC breeding 1972 25 breeding pairs A1
Brown-necked Raven Corvus ruficollis LC resident 1975 present A3
Streaked Scrub-warbler Scotocerca inquieta LC resident 1975 present A3

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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IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Desert -
Grassland -
Forest -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
rangeland/pastureland -
other -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: North-western steppe. Downloaded from on 16/02/2020.