Baquba wetlands

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
Black Francolin Francolinus francolinus LC resident 1985 present B2
Marbled Teal Marmaronetta angustirostris VU winter 1967-1968 115-180 individuals A1, A4i, B1i, B2
Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca NT winter 1967-1968 515-1,000 individuals A1, A4i, B1i, B2
Northern Shoveler Spatula clypeata LC winter 1967-1973 3,357-8,650 individuals A4i, B1i
Gadwall Mareca strepera LC winter 1967-1968 3,004-6,000 individuals A4i, B1i
Eurasian Wigeon Mareca penelope LC winter 1967-1973 2,070-5,000 individuals A4i, B1i
White Stork Ciconia ciconia LC winter 1979 571 individuals A4i, B1i, B2
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus LC winter 1979 255 individuals B1i
White-tailed Lapwing Vanellus leucurus LC breeding 1985 abundant B1i
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a winter 1967-1973 20,000 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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IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest -
Grassland -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
hunting -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Baquba wetlands. Downloaded from on 30/09/2022.