BW009
Bokaa Dam


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2001

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Maccoa Duck Oxyura maccoa VU non-breeding - 440 individuals A4i
Southern Pochard Netta erythrophthalma LC non-breeding - 605 individuals A4i

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)
2012 very high very unfavourable low
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by Population
Accuracy of information medium

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Climate change and severe weather storms and floods happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) very rapid to severe deterioration very high

Condition of key/trigger populations (state)
Scientific Common TargetPop ActualPop Units Remaining Result
Netta erythrophthalma Southern Pochard 10000 3 unknown 1 very unfavourable

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site (50-90%) covered (including the most critical parts for important bird species) A management plan exists but it is out of date or not comprehensive Some limited conservation initiatives are in place low
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Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial - aquatic -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
tourism/recreation -
water management -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Bokaa Dam. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/04/2019.