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Lake Manych-Gudilo


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
White-headed Duck Oxyura leucocephala EN unknown 2005 2,500 individuals A1, A4i, B1i

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)
2006 high near favourable low
Was the whole site covered? No State assessed by Population
Accuracy of information medium

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Biological resource use hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - intentional use (species being assessed is the target) happening now some of area/population (10-49%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Energy production and mining oil and gas drilling likely in long term (beyond 4 years) majority/most of area/population (50-90%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Human intrusions and disturbance work and other activities happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) slow but significant deterioration high
Natural system modifications dams & water management/use - abstraction of surface water (agricultural use) happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high

Condition of key/trigger populations (state)
Scientific Common TargetPop ActualPop Units Remaining Result
Oxyura leucocephala White-headed Duck 3850 3850 individuals 100 favourable
Branta ruficollis Red-breasted Goose 8000 7000 individuals 88 near favourable
Tadorna ferruginea Ruddy Shelduck 30000 30000 individuals 100 favourable
Platalea leucorodia Eurasian Spoonbill 525 520 breeding pairs 100 favourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Most of site (50-90%) covered (including the most critical parts for important bird species) No management planning has taken place Some limited conservation initiatives are in place low
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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Manychskiy Zakaznik 13,600 protected area overlaps with site 13,000
Lake Manych-Gudilo Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 112,600 protected area contains site 50,000
Chernyje Zemli UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 532,901 protected area overlaps with site 30,600
Chernye Zemli Zapovednik 121,901 protected area overlaps with site 27,600

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Standing brackish and salt water -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
hunting -
nature conservation and research -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lake Manych-Gudilo. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/05/2022.