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Bhindawas Wildlife Sanctuary


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2004

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Bar-headed Goose Anser indicus LC - 2004 present A4i
Greylag Goose Anser anser LC - 2004 present A4i
Baer's Pochard Aythya baeri CR winter 2004 present A1
Sarus Crane Antigone antigone VU resident 2004 present A1
Greater Adjutant Leptoptilos dubius EN non-breeding 2004 present A1
Lesser Adjutant Leptoptilos javanicus VU resident 2004 present A1
Spot-billed Pelican Pelecanus philippensis NT resident 2004 present A1
White-rumped Vulture Gyps bengalensis CR non-breeding 2004 present A1
Indian Vulture Gyps indicus CR non-breeding 2004 present A1
Greater Spotted Eagle Clanga clanga VU winter 2004 present A1
Pallas's Fish-eagle Haliaeetus leucoryphus EN resident 2004 present A1
Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni LC passage 2004 present A1
White-browed Bushchat Saxicola macrorhynchus VU resident 2004 present A1
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a unknown 2004 20,000 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)
2003 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
Agricultural expansion and intensification livestock farming and ranching (includes forest grazing) - small-holder grazing, ranching or farming happening now whole area/population (>90%) slow but significant deterioration high
Climate change and severe weather drought likely in short term (within 4 years) majority/most of area/population (50-90%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Human intrusions and disturbance work and other activities happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Invasive and other problematic species and genes invasive non-native/alien species/diseases - named species likely in long term (beyond 4 years) majority/most of area/population (50-90%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Natural system modifications dams & water management/use - abstraction of surface water (agricultural use) happening now some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Pollution agricultural & forestry effluents - herbicides and pesticides happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Pollution agricultural & forestry effluents - soil erosion, sedimentation 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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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Bhindawas Sanctuary 412 is identical to site 412

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) -
Artificial - terrestrial -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
tourism/recreation -
water management -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Bhindawas Wildlife Sanctuary. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 19/10/2019.