Khabr-va-Rouchoon Wildlife Refuge

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 common A3
Pallid Scops-owl Otus brucei LC breeding 1977 4 breeding pairs B3
Sombre Tit Poecile lugubris LC resident 1977 common A3
Upcher's Warbler Hippolais languida LC breeding 1977 frequent A3
Plain Leaf-warbler Phylloscopus neglectus LC breeding 1977 common A3, B3
White-throated Robin Irania gutturalis LC breeding 1977 common A3
Hooded Wheatear Oenanthe monacha LC resident 1977 uncommon B3
Variable Wheatear Oenanthe picata LC breeding 1977 frequent A3
Hume's Wheatear Oenanthe albonigra LC resident 1977 frequent A3
Red-tailed Wheatear Oenanthe chrysopygia LC breeding 1977 frequent A3
Pale Sparrow Carpospiza brachydactyla LC breeding 1977 frequent 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.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here

IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Rochon Wildlife Refuge 28,166 protected area overlaps with site 0
Khabr National Park 148,754 protected area contained by site 0
Khab-o-Rochon Wildlife Refuge 173,750 is identical to site 173,750


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest -
Grassland -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) -
Artificial/Terrestrial -
Shrubland -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
agriculture -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Khabr-va-Rouchoon Wildlife Refuge. Downloaded from on 08/08/2022.