MN061
Ganga Lakes


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
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus LC breeding 2004 present A4i
Swan Goose Anser cygnoid VU breeding 2004 present A1, A4i
Common Shelduck Tadorna tadorna LC - 2004 present A4i
Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea LC - 2004 present A4i
Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus LC - 2004 present A4i
Demoiselle Crane Anthropoides virgo LC - 2009 present A3, A4i
White-naped Crane Grus vipio VU breeding 2004 present A1, A3
Great Bustard Otis tarda VU breeding 2004 present A1, A3

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 Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Lake Ganga and its surrounding wetlands Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 3,280 protected area overlaps with site 32,800
Ganga Lake Monuments 32,860 unknown 0
Dariganga National Conservation Parks 64,548 protected area overlaps with site 0
Dariganga National Park 0 protected area contains site 0

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: Ganga Lakes. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/01/2022.