Horeh Bamdej

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 1994

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Black Francolin Francolinus francolinus LC resident 1977 common B2
Greylag Goose Anser anser LC winter 1977-1992 350-2,500 individuals A4i, B1i
Marbled Teal Marmaronetta angustirostris VU breeding 1977 20 breeding pairs A1, A4i, B1i, B2
Marbled Teal Marmaronetta angustirostris VU winter 1977 1,100 individuals A1, A4i, B1i, B2
Northern Shoveler Spatula clypeata LC winter 1970-1977 4,960 individuals A4i, B1i
Gadwall Mareca strepera LC winter 1970-1977 6,500 individuals A4i, B1i
Eurasian Wigeon Mareca penelope LC winter 1970-1977 5,300 individuals A4i, B1i
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos LC winter 1970-1977 15,500 individuals A4i, B1i
Common Teal Anas crecca LC winter 1970-1977 15,850 individuals A4i, B1i
Common Coot Fulica atra LC winter 1977-1992 9,130-23,000 individuals A4i, B1i
Common Crane Grus grus LC winter 1977-1992 33-3,000 individuals A4i, B1i
Threskiornis aethiopicus NR non-breeding 1974 9 individuals A4i, B1i, B2
Threskiornis aethiopicus NR winter 1975 50 individuals A4i, B1i, B2
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis LC resident 1977 40 breeding pairs B1i
Grey Heron Ardea cinerea LC winter 1970-1977 267 individuals B1i
Little Egret Egretta garzetta LC winter 1970-1977 335 individuals B1i
Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus crispus NT winter 1977 51 individuals A1
Pied Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta LC winter 1987-1992 125 individuals B1i
Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus LC resident 1977 100-150 breeding pairs B1i
Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus LC winter 1970-1977 620 individuals A4i, B1i
White-tailed Lapwing Vanellus leucurus LC breeding 1977 100 breeding pairs A4i, B1i
White-tailed Lapwing Vanellus leucurus LC winter 1970-1977 390 individuals A4i, B1i
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa NT winter 1970-1977 980 individuals B1i
Collared Pratincole Glareola pratincola LC breeding 1977 150-200 breeding pairs B1i
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a winter 1970-1977 50,000-99,999 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.

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IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial/Terrestrial -
Wetlands (inland) -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
not utilised -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Horeh Bamdej. Downloaded from on 10/07/2020.