Amudarya floodlands near Termez

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2006

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Greylag Goose Anser anser LC winter 2003-2005 5,942-31,010 adults A4i
Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus VU winter 2003-2005 54-500 adults A1, A4i
Marbled Teal Marmaronetta angustirostris NT passage 2001-2005 100 individuals A1, A4i
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos LC winter 2003-2005 5,728-15,781 adults A4i
Demoiselle Crane Anthropoides virgo LC passage 2005 140-1,500 adults A4i
Common Crane Grus grus LC winter 2001-2005 6,010-22,169 adults A4i
Little Bustard Tetrax tetrax NT winter 2003-2005 150-2,000 adults A1
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo LC winter 2003-2005 9-2,211 individuals A4i
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca VU winter 2005 6 individuals A1
Saker Falcon Falco cherrug EN resident 2005 common A1
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a winter 2003-2005 39,811-68,881 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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IBA Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2006 high not assessed not assessed
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information good

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Biological resource use hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - unintentional effects (species is not the target) happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Natural system modifications fire & fire suppression - increase in fire frequency/intensity happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Natural system modifications other ecosystem modifications happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Not assessed Not assessed Not assessed not assessed
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IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial/Terrestrial -
Wetlands (inland) -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
military -
water management -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Amudarya floodlands near Termez. Downloaded from on 31/03/2023.