KZ017
Basgurly-Zhazgurly Depression


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
Egyptian Vulture Neophron percnopterus EN breeding 2007 1 breeding pairs A1
Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni LC breeding 2004 30 breeding pairs A1
Saker Falcon Falco cherrug EN breeding 2004 20 breeding pairs A1

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)
2014 very high favourable low
Was the whole site covered? No State assessed by Habitat
Accuracy of information good

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Agricultural expansion and intensification livestock farming and ranching (includes forest grazing) - nomadic grazing happening now some of area/population (10-49%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Agricultural expansion and intensification livestock farming and ranching (includes forest grazing) - small-holder grazing, ranching or farming happening now some of area/population (10-49%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Biological resource use gathering terrestrial plants - motivation unknown/unrecorded happening now whole area/population (>90%) slow but significant deterioration high
Biological resource use hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - motivation unknown/unrecorded happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Climate change and severe weather drought happening now whole area/population (>90%) moderate to rapid deterioration very high
Climate change and severe weather temperature extremes happening now whole area/population (>90%) moderate to rapid deterioration very high
Energy production and mining oil and gas drilling happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low
Human intrusions and disturbance work and other activities happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Residential and commercial development tourism and recreation areas happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low

Condition of habitat (state)
Habitat Habitat Detail Reference Area (ha) Actual Area (ha) % of habitat remaining % of carrying capacity (overall) Result
Desert Desert & semi-desert - clay 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) near favourable
Desert Desert & semi-desert - salty 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) near favourable
Desert Desert & semi-desert - stony 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) near favourable
Rocky areas Inland cliffs 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) near favourable
Shrubland Low bushes 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) near favourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Most of site (50-90%) covered (including the most critical parts for important bird species) No management planning has taken place Very little or no conservation action taking place low
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Kenderli-Kajasanskaya State Natural Protected Zone 1,338,056 protected area contains site 42,420

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Desert Desert & semi-desert - clay, Desert & semi-desert - salty, Desert & semi-desert - stony -
Rocky areas Inland cliffs -
Shrubland Low bushes -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Basgurly-Zhazgurly Depression. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/11/2019.