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Golestan


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
See-see Partridge Ammoperdix griseogularis LC resident 1977 frequent A3
Little Bustard Tetrax tetrax NT breeding 1977 4 breeding pairs A1, B2
European Honey-buzzard Pernis apivorus LC breeding 1977 present B2
Bearded Vulture Gypaetus barbatus NT resident 1977 1 breeding pairs B2
Griffon Vulture Gyps fulvus LC resident 1977 3 breeding pairs B2
Cinereous Vulture Aegypius monachus NT resident 1977 2 breeding pairs A1, B2
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca VU breeding 1977 1 breeding pairs A1, B2
Lesser Spotted Eagle Clanga pomarina LC breeding 1977 present B2
Caspian Tit Poecile hyrcanus LC resident 1977 frequent A3
Plain Leaf-warbler Phylloscopus neglectus LC breeding 1977 frequent A3
Green Warbler Phylloscopus nitidus LC breeding 1977 frequent B3
Menetries's Warbler Sylvia mystacea LC breeding 1977 present A3
Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia curruca LC breeding 1977 frequent A3
White-throated Robin Irania gutturalis LC breeding 1977 frequent A3
Variable Wheatear Oenanthe picata LC breeding 1977 frequent A3
Finsch's Wheatear Oenanthe finschii LC breeding 1977 frequent A3
Pale Sparrow Carpospiza brachydactyla LC breeding 1977 frequent A3
Grey-necked Bunting Emberiza buchanani LC breeding 1977 abundant 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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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Zav2 Protected Area 9,315 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Zav1 Protected Area 5,008 protected area overlaps with site 0
Loveh Protected Area 3,589 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Golestan (Mohammad Reza Shah) National Park 88,576 protected area contained by site 88,576
Golestan UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 91,875 protected area overlaps with site 91,875
Ghorkhod Protected Area 43,778 protected area is adjacent to site 43,778

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest -
Grassland -
Shrubland -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) -
Wetlands (inland) -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Golestan. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/04/2021.