AF008
Bande Amir


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
Himalayan Snowcock Tetraogallus himalayensis LC resident 1970 5 breeding pairs A3
Hume's Lark Calandrella acutirostris LC breeding 1970 present A3
Montifringilla nivalis NR resident 1970 present A3
Afghan Snowfinch Pyrgilauda theresae LC resident 1970 present A2, A3
Rhodopechys sanguineus NR resident 1970 present 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

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Band-e-Amir Provisional National Park 61,330 is identical to site 41,000

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland -
Wetlands (inland) -
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)
tourism/recreation -
rangeland/pastureland -
agriculture -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Bande Amir. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 06/04/2020.