MN035
Khovsgol Lake


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2009

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Bar-headed Goose Anser indicus LC - 2004 present A4i
Swan Goose Anser cygnoid VU breeding 2004 present A1
Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula LC breeding 2004 present A4i
Goosander Mergus merganser LC - 2004 present A4i
Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea LC - 2004 present A4i
Baikal Teal Sibirionetta formosa LC passage 2004 present A1
Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus LC - 2004 present A4i
Hooded Crane Grus monacha VU breeding 2004 present A1
Great Bustard Otis tarda VU breeding 2004 present A1
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca VU breeding 2004 present A1
Pallas's Fish-eagle Haliaeetus leucoryphus EN breeding 2004 present A1
Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni LC 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)
Khuvsgul National Convervation Parks 838,070 protected area contains site 86,000

Habitats

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


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Khovsgol Lake. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 12/11/2019.