Dighal wetland

IBA Justification

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2016

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population at site IBA criteria triggered
Marbled Teal Marmaronetta angustirostris NT non-breeding 2015 present A1
Sarus Crane Grus antigone VU non-breeding 2015 present A1
Asian Woollyneck Ciconia episcopus NT non-breeding 2015 present A1
Egyptian Vulture Neophron percnopterus EN non-breeding 2015 present A1
White-rumped Vulture Gyps bengalensis CR non-breeding 2015 present A1
Indian Vulture Gyps indicus CR non-breeding 2015 present A1
Indian Spotted Eagle Clanga hastata VU resident 2015 present A1
Greater Spotted Eagle Clanga clanga VU winter 2015 present A1
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a non-breeding 2015 min 20,000 individuals A4iii

Note: The current IUCN Red List category may differ from the category that was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment.

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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Dighal wetland. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/46892 on 06/06/2023.