Batpakkol lake


Country/territory: Kazakhstan

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4i, A4iii (2013)
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Area: 2,690 ha

Protection status:

Association for the Conservation of Biodiversity in Kazakhstan
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2015 high unfavourable not assessed
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Site description

The lake is located on northern gentle slope of the Sypsynagashsky hollow, and in relation to settlements - in 17 km to the West from the village of Druzhba, on the territory of the Kamystinsky district of Kostanay region.

Key biodiversity

Bid accumulations of migrating the Greater White-fronted Goose and Greylag Gooses are formed in spring and autumn migrations on the lake stop as well as Red-breasted Goose and Lesser White-fronted Goose stopping here. Also migrating Common Cranes, Mallard, Northern Shoveler are numerous.

Criterion А1 is applicable for the Common Cranes, Lesser White-fronted Goose and a Whooper Swan.

Criterion А4i is applicable in season migrations for a Common Crane, it is possible for a Greylag Goose, a Greater White-fronted Goose and some species of ducks.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Batpakkol lake. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 13/12/2019.