Jamuna-Brahmaputra river

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2004

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Common Pochard Aythya ferina VU unknown 2004 present A4i
Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca NT winter 2004 present A4i
Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula LC unknown 2004 present A4i
Garganey Spatula querquedula LC unknown 2004 present A4i
Gadwall Mareca strepera LC unknown 2004 present A4i
Northern Pintail Anas acuta LC unknown 2004 present A4i
Common Teal Anas crecca LC unknown 2004 present A4i
Indian Skimmer Rynchops albicollis VU winter 2004 present A1
White-rumped Vulture Gyps bengalensis CR non-breeding 2004 present A1

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

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Nagarbari-Mohonganj Dolphine Sanctuary 408 protected area contained by site 0


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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Jamuna-Brahmaputra river. Downloaded from on 25/09/2020.