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Irtysh-Karaganda Waterworks 9


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2006

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula LC passage 2006 290 individuals A4i
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a passage 2006 20,000-49,999 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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IBA Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2017 medium favourable high
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by Habitat
Accuracy of information good

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Agricultural expansion and intensification annual & perennial non-timber crops - small-holder farming happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Biological resource use fishing & harvesting aquatic resources - unintentional effects: subsistence/small scale happening now some of area/population (10-49%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Human intrusions and disturbance work and other activities happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Natural system modifications dams & water management/use - abstraction of surface water (agricultural use) happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Natural system modifications dams & water management/use - abstraction of surface water (commercial use) happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Natural system modifications dams & water management/use - abstraction of surface water (domestic use) happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Pollution garbage & solid waste happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low

Condition of habitat (state)
Habitat Habitat Detail Reference Area (ha) Actual Area (ha) % of habitat remaining % of carrying capacity (overall) Result
Artificial/Aquatic & Marine Artificial water bodies 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) favourable
Forest Flood-plain 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) favourable
Grassland Steppes & dry calcareous 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) favourable
Wetlands (inland) Rivers & streams 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) favourable

Condition of key/trigger populations (state)
Scientific Common TargetPop ActualPop Units Remaining Result
Cygnus olor Mute Swan 7 7 individuals 100 favourable
Cygnus cygnus Whooper Swan 9 9 individuals 100 favourable
Mergus serrator Red-breasted Merganser 3 3 individuals 100 favourable
Aythya fuligula Tufted Duck 30 50 individuals 100 favourable
Spatula querquedula Garganey 200 200 individuals 100 favourable
Fulica atra Common Coot 2500 2 individuals 1 very unfavourable
Tetrax tetrax Little Bustard 2 2 individuals 100 favourable
Larus cachinnans Caspian Gull 15 15 individuals 100 favourable
Circus macrourus Pallid Harrier 1 1 individuals 100 favourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Most of site (50-90%) covered (including the most critical parts for important bird species) A comprehensive and appropriate management plan exists that aims to maintain or improve the populations of qualifying bird species The conservation measures needed for the site are being comprehensively and effectively implemented high
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Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Flood-plain -
Grassland Steppes & dry calcareous -
Artificial/Aquatic & Marine Artificial water bodies -
Wetlands (inland) Rivers & streams -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
fisheries/aquaculture -
water management -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Irtysh-Karaganda Waterworks 9. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/01/2022.