MN038
Airkhan Lake


IBA Justification

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2009

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population at site IBA criteria triggered
Swan Goose Anser cygnoid VU breeding 2009 present A1
Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea LC breeding 2004 present A4i
Common Crane Grus grus LC breeding 2004 present A4i
Great Bustard Otis tarda VU breeding 2004 present A1
Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus NT breeding 2004 present A4i
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca VU breeding 2004 present A1
Pallas's Fish-eagle Haliaeetus leucoryphus EN breeding 2004 present A1

Note: The current IUCN Red List category may differ from the category that was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment.

For more information about the IBA criteria, please click here


Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) -
Artificial/Terrestrial -
For further information about the IUCN habitat classification, please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Airkhan Lake. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/16342 on 03/06/2023.