Ekerem - Esenguly

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2005

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
White-headed Duck Oxyura leucocephala EN unknown 2001 1 individuals A1
Marbled Teal Marmaronetta angustirostris VU winter 2001-2005 52 individuals A1
Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca NT winter 2001-2005 8-5,997 individuals A1, A4i
Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula LC winter 2001-2005 397-19,152 individuals A4i
Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis LC winter 2001-2005 53-1,094 individuals A4i
Red-necked Grebe Podiceps grisegena LC winter 2001-2005 10-1,635 individuals A4i
Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus LC winter 2001-2005 7-1,451 individuals A4i
Black-necked Grebe Podiceps nigricollis LC winter 2001 61-747 individuals A4i
Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus LC winter 2001-2005 434-9,341 individuals A4i
Common Coot Fulica atra LC winter 2001-2005 2,666-22,591 individuals A4i
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo LC winter 2001-2005 37-1,003 individuals A4i
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a winter 2001 min 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.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here

IBA Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2005 medium not assessed not assessed
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information good

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Biological resource use hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - intentional use (species being assessed is the target) happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Climate change and severe weather storms and floods happening now some of area/population (10-49%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Human intrusions and disturbance recreational activities happening now some of area/population (10-49%) no or imperceptible deterioration low

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Not assessed Not assessed Not assessed not assessed
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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Hazar State Nature Reserve 1,310,185 protected area overlaps with site 18,724


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

Land use

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ekerem - Esenguly. Downloaded from on 17/05/2022.