Haft Barm

IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 1994 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met
Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea LC passage 1977 630 individuals A4i, B1i
Marbled Teal Marmaronetta angustirostris NT breeding 1971 200 individuals A1, A4i, B1i, B2

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (1994).


Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
rangeland/pastureland -
other -

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Haft Barm. Downloaded from on 02/10/2023.