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Fereidoonkenar marshes


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
Greylag Goose Anser anser LC winter 1987-1992 6,000 individuals A4i, B1i
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons LC winter 1987-1992 1,700 individuals A4i, B1i
Northern Shoveler Spatula clypeata LC winter 1987-1992 12,000 individuals A4i, B1i
Gadwall Mareca strepera LC winter 1987-1992 20,000 individuals A4i, B1i
Eurasian Wigeon Mareca penelope LC winter 1987-1992 14,500 individuals A4i, B1i
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos LC winter 1987-1992 80,000 individuals A4i, B1i
Northern Pintail Anas acuta LC winter 1987-1992 60,000 individuals A4i, B1i
Common Teal Anas crecca LC winter 1987-1992 80,000 individuals A4i, B1i
Siberian Crane Leucogeranus leucogeranus CR winter 1977 7-11 individuals A1, A4i, B1i, B2
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo LC winter 1977-1992 620-1,560 individuals A4i, B1i
Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus NT winter 1977-1992 5,000-16,000 individuals A4i, B1i
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa NT winter 1970-1977 5,000 individuals A4i, B1i
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a winter 1987-1992 100,000-499,999 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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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Feridonkanar Protected Area 50 protected area contained by site 148
Fereydoon Kenar, Ezbaran & Sorkh Ruds Ab-Bandans Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 5,427 protected area contains site 1,000

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial/Aquatic & Marine -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
hunting -
water management -
agriculture -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Fereidoonkenar marshes. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/02/2020.