KZ077
Chokpak Pass


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2007

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
A4iv Species group - soaring birds/cranes n/a passage 2001-2003 92,000-115,000 individuals A4iv

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)
2017 low favourable negligible
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by Habitat
Accuracy of information good

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Agricultural expansion and intensification annual & perennial non-timber crops - small-holder farming happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Agricultural expansion and intensification livestock farming and ranching (includes forest grazing) - small-holder grazing, ranching or farming happening now some of area/population (10-49%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Biological resource use fishing & harvesting aquatic resources - unintentional effects: subsistence/small scale happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Biological resource use hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - motivation unknown/unrecorded happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Biological resource use logging & wood harvesting - intentional use: subsistence/small scale happening now some of area/population (10-49%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Human intrusions and disturbance work and other activities happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Residential and commercial development housing and urban areas happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Residential and commercial development tourism and recreation areas happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Transportation and service corridors roads and railroads happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low

Condition of habitat (state)
Habitat Habitat Detail Reference Area (ha) Actual Area (ha) % of habitat remaining % of carrying capacity (overall) Result
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) near favourable
Artificial/Terrestrial Other urban & industrial areas 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) near favourable
Grassland Steppes & dry calcareous 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) near favourable
Shrubland Low bushes 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) near favourable
Wetlands (inland) Rivers & streams 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) near favourable

Condition of key/trigger populations (state)
Scientific Common TargetPop ActualPop Units Remaining Result
Columba livia Rock Dove 100 400 individuals 100 favourable
Columba palumbus Common Woodpigeon 12 12 individuals 100 favourable
Streptopelia decaocto Eurasian Collared-dove 5 5 individuals 100 favourable
Spilopelia senegalensis Laughing Dove 2 2 individuals 100 favourable
Crex crex Corncrake 2 2 individuals 100 favourable
Tetrax tetrax Little Bustard 3 3 individuals 100 favourable
Otus scops 4 4 breeding pairs 100 favourable
Asio otus Northern Long-eared Owl 15 15 breeding pairs 100 favourable
Asio flammeus Short-eared Owl 20 20 breeding pairs 100 favourable
Aquila nipalensis Steppe Eagle 1 1 breeding pairs 100 favourable
Circus pygargus Montagu's Harrier 2000 3 individuals 1 very unfavourable
Milvus migrans Black Kite 20000 10 individuals 1 very unfavourable
Buteo rufinus Long-legged Buzzard 2000 3 individuals 1 very unfavourable
Buteo buteo 20 20 individuals 100 favourable
Falco naumanni Lesser Kestrel 1000 2 individuals 1 very unfavourable
Falco tinnunculus Common Kestrel 1000 10 individuals 1 very unfavourable
Falco cherrug Saker Falcon 5 1 individuals 20 very unfavourable
Pica pica Eurasian Magpie 10 10 individuals 100 favourable
Corvus monedula Eurasian Jackdaw 40 60 individuals 100 favourable
Corvus frugilegus Rook 200 200 individuals 100 favourable
Sturnus vulgaris Common Starling 1 1 individuals 100 favourable
Acridotheres tristis Common Myna 100 300 individuals 100 favourable
Passer domesticus House Sparrow 12 12 individuals 100 favourable
Passer montanus Eurasian Tree Sparrow 10 10 individuals 100 favourable
Emberiza bruniceps Red-headed Bunting 1 1 males 100 favourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Unknown Unknown Unknown negligible
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Western Tien-shan World Heritage Site (natural or mixed) 528,178 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Aksu-Dzhabagly State Nature Reserve 75,094 protected area is adjacent to site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland Steppes & dry calcareous -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Forestry plantations, Other urban & industrial areas -
Wetlands (inland) Rivers & streams -
Shrubland Low bushes -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
urban/industrial/transport -
nature conservation and research -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Chokpak Pass. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 05/08/2020.