Hari Rud valley near Sarrakhs

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
Common Pheasant Phasianus colchicus LC resident 1977 frequent B2
Yellow-eyed Pigeon Columba eversmanni VU breeding 1977 100 individuals A1, A3, B2
Cream-coloured Courser Cursorius cursor LC breeding 1977 frequent A3
Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni LC breeding 1977 20 breeding pairs A1, B2
Great Tit Parus major LC resident 1973-1974 uncommon A3
Sykes's Warbler Iduna rama LC breeding 1977 common A3
Rosy Starling Pastor roseus LC breeding 1977 present A3
Desert Finch Rhodospiza obsoleta LC breeding 1977 abundant A3
Red-headed Bunting Emberiza bruniceps LC breeding 1977 common 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)
Artificial/Terrestrial -
Grassland -
Wetlands (inland) -
Artificial/Aquatic & Marine -
Shrubland -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Hari Rud valley near Sarrakhs. Downloaded from on 12/08/2022.