IR076
Lake Maharlu


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 1994

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus VU winter 1971-1975 40-102 individuals A1
Common Shelduck Tadorna tadorna LC winter 1977-1992 460-950 individuals A4i, B1i
Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea LC passage 1977 2,200 individuals A4i, B1i
Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea LC winter 1977-1992 570-6,255 individuals A4i, B1i
Marbled Teal Marmaronetta angustirostris VU breeding 1972 10 breeding pairs A1
Marbled Teal Marmaronetta angustirostris VU winter 1972 37 individuals A1
Gadwall Mareca strepera LC winter 1977-1992 50-1,405 individuals A4i, B1i
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos LC winter 1977-1992 2,150-8,000 individuals A4i, B1i
Common Teal Anas crecca LC passage 1977 16,500 individuals A4i, B1i
Common Crane Grus grus LC passage 1977 350 individuals A4i, B1i
Common Crane Grus grus LC winter 1977-1992 231-2,134 individuals A4i, B1i
Pied Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta LC winter 1977-1992 75-220 individuals B1i
Himantopus himantopus NR winter 1977-1992 110-260 individuals B1i
Black-headed Gull Larus ridibundus LC winter 1977-1992 900-5,400 individuals A4i, B1i
Greater Spotted Eagle Clanga clanga VU winter 1977 6 individuals B2
Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni LC breeding 1977 20 breeding pairs A1, B2
Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni LC passage 1977 100 individuals A1, B2
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a winter 1977-1992 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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Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) -
Grassland -
Artificial - terrestrial -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
urban/industrial/transport -
agriculture -
rangeland/pastureland -
other -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lake Maharlu. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/09/2019.