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Carambolim Wetlands


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
Garganey Spatula querquedula LC - 2004 present A4i
Lesser Adjutant Leptoptilos javanicus VU resident 2004 present A1
Indian Vulture Gyps indicus CR non-breeding 2004 present A1
Greater Spotted Eagle Clanga clanga VU winter 2004 present A1
Malabar Parakeet Nicopsitta columboides LC resident 2004 present A2
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)
2013 very high very unfavourable low
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by Habitat
Accuracy of information unknown

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Human intrusions and disturbance work and other activities happening now whole area/population (>90%) moderate to rapid deterioration very high
Pollution domestic & urban waste water - sewage happening now some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Pollution garbage & solid waste happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) moderate to rapid deterioration low

Condition of habitat (state)
Habitat Habitat Detail Reference Area (ha) Actual Area (ha) % of habitat remaining % of carrying capacity (overall) Result
Wetlands (inland) 0 0 poor (40-69%) poor (40-69%) very unfavourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation No management planning has taken place Unknown low
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Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Marine Coastal/Supratidal -
Wetlands (inland) -
Artificial/Terrestrial -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
water management -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Carambolim Wetlands. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/05/2022.