MN026
Boon Tsagaan Lake


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2009

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Swan Goose Anser cygnoid VU breeding 2004 present A1
Common Shelduck Tadorna tadorna LC - 2004 present A4i
Demoiselle Crane Anthropoides virgo LC - 2009 present A3
Asian Houbara Chlamydotis macqueenii VU - 2009 present A1
Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus crispus NT breeding 2004 present A1, A4i
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo LC - 2004 present A4i
Relict Gull Larus relictus VU breeding 2004 present A1
Pallas's Fish-eagle Haliaeetus leucoryphus EN breeding 2004 present 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 Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Valley of Lakes (Boon Tsagaan Nuur, Taatsiin Tsagaan Nuur, Adgiin Tasgaan Nuur, Orog Nuur) Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 45,600 protected area overlaps with site 29,600

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) -
Desert -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Boon Tsagaan Lake. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/09/2022.