KZ026
Kamyshovoe-Zhamankol Lakes


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
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus LC passage 1997 558 individuals A4i
Red-breasted Goose Branta ruficollis VU passage 1999 32-6,200 individuals A1, A4i
Greylag Goose Anser anser LC passage 2000 1,310-28,200 individuals A4i
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons LC passage 2000 2,500-49,994 individuals A4i
Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus VU passage 1999 50-506 individuals A1, A4i
Demoiselle Crane Anthropoides virgo LC breeding 2006 present A3
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo LC passage 1997 3,000 individuals A4i
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa NT breeding 2004 30-80 breeding pairs A1
Black-winged Pratincole Glareola nordmanni NT breeding 2004 200-300 breeding pairs A1, A3
Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus NT breeding 2000 10 breeding pairs A3
Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus VU breeding 2007 < 50 breeding pairs A1, A3
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a passage 2000 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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IBA Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2015 medium very unfavourable not assessed
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 some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Biological resource use hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - intentional use (species being assessed is the target) happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Biological resource use hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - unintentional effects (species is not the target) happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Human intrusions and disturbance work and other activities happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Natural system modifications fire & fire suppression - increase in fire frequency/intensity happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium

Condition of habitat (state)
Habitat Habitat Detail Reference Area (ha) Actual Area (ha) % of habitat remaining % of carrying capacity (overall) Result
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) favourable
Artificial/Terrestrial Highly improved reseeded grasslands 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) favourable
Grassland Mesophile grassland & tall grass steppe 0 0 poor (40-69%) moderate (70-90%) very unfavourable
Grassland Steppes & dry calcareous 0 0 poor (40-69%) moderate (70-90%) very unfavourable
Shrubland Low bushes 0 0 moderate (70-90%) good (> 90%) near favourable
Wetlands (inland) Standing fresh water 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) favourable
Wetlands (inland) Water-fringe vegetation 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) favourable

Condition of key/trigger populations (state)
Scientific Common TargetPop ActualPop Units Remaining Result
Anser anser Greylag Goose 338 130 individuals 39 very unfavourable
Bucephala clangula Common Goldeneye 187 5 individuals 3 very unfavourable
Aythya ferina Common Pochard 106 1 individuals 1 very unfavourable
Aythya fuligula Tufted Duck 102 6 individuals 6 very unfavourable
Aythya marila Greater Scaup 17 17 individuals 100 favourable
Mareca penelope Eurasian Wigeon 61 2 individuals 4 very unfavourable
Anas platyrhynchos Mallard 224 45 individuals 21 very unfavourable
Podiceps grisegena Red-necked Grebe 35 1 individuals 3 very unfavourable
Fulica atra Common Coot 1120 7 individuals 1 very unfavourable
Larus ridibundus Black-headed Gull 60 60 individuals 100 favourable
Larus canus Mew Gull 29 29 individuals 100 favourable
Circus cyaneus Hen Harrier 1 1 individuals 100 favourable
Accipiter nisus Eurasian Sparrowhawk 1 1 individuals 100 favourable
Haliaeetus albicilla White-tailed Sea-eagle 1 1 individuals 100 favourable
Buteo lagopus Rough-legged Buzzard 1 1 individuals 100 favourable
Turdus viscivorus Mistle Thrush 18 18 individuals 100 favourable
Species group - waterbirds A4iii 9671 359 individuals 4 very unfavourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Not assessed Not assessed Not assessed not assessed
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Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland Low bushes -
Grassland Mesophile grassland & tall grass steppe, Steppes & dry calcareous -
Wetlands (inland) Standing fresh water, Water-fringe vegetation -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Highly improved reseeded grasslands -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
rangeland/pastureland -
fisheries/aquaculture -
hunting -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Kamyshovoe-Zhamankol Lakes. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/11/2022.