KZ032
Kushmurun Lake


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2007

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Red-breasted Goose Branta ruficollis VU passage 1997-2007 120-2,704 individuals A1, A4i
Greylag Goose Anser anser LC passage 2005 565-3,722 individuals A4i
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons LC passage 1997 428-11,926 individuals A4i
Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus VU passage 2007 74-170 individuals A1, A4i
Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula LC passage 2005 28,000 individuals A4i
Common Shelduck Tadorna tadorna LC passage 2007 1,127-2,139 individuals A4i
Common Pochard Aythya ferina VU passage 2007 8,900 individuals A4i
Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula LC passage 2007 9,200-13,000 individuals A4i
Northern Shoveler Spatula clypeata LC passage 2007 17,000-47,000 individuals A4i
Eurasian Wigeon Mareca penelope LC passage 2005 21,000 individuals A4i
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos LC passage 2005 19,000 individuals A4i
Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus LC passage 2005 1,610 individuals A4i
Little Bustard Tetrax tetrax NT breeding 2007 34-60 individuals A1, A3
Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus crispus NT non-breeding 2001 35-85 individuals A1
Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea NT passage 2001 20,000-49,999 individuals A4i
Dunlin Calidris alpina LC passage 2001 10,000-19,999 individuals A4i
Little Stint Calidris minuta LC passage 2001 50,000-99,999 individuals A4i
Black-winged Pratincole Glareola nordmanni NT breeding 2004 25-150 adults A1, A3
Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus NT breeding 2007 < 50 individuals A1, A3
Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus NT breeding 2007 30-50 breeding pairs A1, A3
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a passage 1988-2005 36,000-558,000 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)
2010 high unfavourable not assessed
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by Habitat
Accuracy of information medium

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Agricultural expansion and intensification livestock farming and ranching (includes forest grazing) - small-holder grazing, ranching or farming happening now some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Climate change and severe weather drought happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Climate change and severe weather habitat shifting and alteration happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Human intrusions and disturbance recreational activities happening now some of area/population (10-49%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Residential and commercial development commercial and industrial development happening now some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Residential and commercial development tourism and recreation areas 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
Grassland Mesophile grassland & tall grass steppe 0 0 moderate (70-90%) moderate (70-90%) unfavourable
Grassland Steppes & dry calcareous 0 0 moderate (70-90%) moderate (70-90%) unfavourable
Wetlands (inland) Rivers & streams 0 0 moderate (70-90%) moderate (70-90%) unfavourable
Wetlands (inland) Standing brackish & salt water 0 0 moderate (70-90%) moderate (70-90%) unfavourable
Wetlands (inland) Water-fringe vegetation 0 0 moderate (70-90%) moderate (70-90%) 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)
Forest Wooded steppe -
Shrubland Scrub -
Grassland Mesophile grassland & tall grass steppe, Steppes & dry calcareous -
Wetlands (inland) Rivers & streams, Standing brackish & salt water, Water-fringe vegetation -
Artificial/Terrestrial Other urban & industrial areas -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
rangeland/pastureland -
hunting -
energy production and mining -
urban/industrial/transport -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Kushmurun Lake. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 16/10/2021.