Lake Zaribar

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
White-headed Duck Oxyura leucocephala EN breeding 1974 4 breeding pairs A1, B2
Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca NT breeding 1977 20-50 breeding pairs A1, B1i, B2
Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca NT passage 1977 250 individuals A1, B1i, B2
Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula LC winter 1970-1977 4,000 individuals A4i, B1i
Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis LC resident 1977 25 breeding pairs B1i
Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus LC breeding 1977 50-100 breeding pairs A4i, B1i
White Stork Ciconia ciconia LC breeding 1977 120 breeding pairs A4i, B1i, B2
Upcher's Warbler Hippolais languida LC breeding 1977 common B3
Cinereous Bunting Emberiza cineracea NT breeding 1977 1 breeding pairs A1, B2
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a winter 1970-1977 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)
Wetlands (inland) -
Artificial/Terrestrial -
Artificial/Aquatic & Marine -
Forest -
Shrubland -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
fisheries/aquaculture -
hunting -
tourism/recreation -
rangeland/pastureland -
forestry -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lake Zaribar. Downloaded from on 29/11/2022.