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Laokhowa and Burhachapori Sanctuaries


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2004

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Swamp Francolin Francolinus gularis VU resident 2002 present A1
Baer's Pochard Aythya baeri CR winter 2004 present A1
Bengal Florican Houbaropsis bengalensis CR resident 2002 present A1
Greater Adjutant Leptoptilos dubius EN breeding 2004 present A1
Lesser Adjutant Leptoptilos javanicus VU resident 2002 present A1
Spotted Greenshank Tringa guttifer EN winter 2004 present A1
White-rumped Vulture Gyps bengalensis CR non-breeding 2002 present A1
Slender-billed Vulture Gyps tenuirostris CR non-breeding 2002 present A1
Greater Spotted Eagle Clanga clanga VU winter 2002 present A1
Pallas's Fish-eagle Haliaeetus leucoryphus EN resident 2002 present A1
Marsh Babbler Pellorneum palustre VU resident 2004 present A1, A2

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)
2003 high not assessed not assessed
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by unset
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 small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low
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%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Biological resource use fishing & harvesting aquatic resources - unintentional effects: subsistence/small scale happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) slow but significant deterioration high
Biological resource use gathering terrestrial plants - unintentional effects (species being assessed is not the target) happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Biological resource use logging & wood harvesting - unintentional effects: subsistence/small scale happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Human intrusions and disturbance work and other activities happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low
Pollution agricultural & forestry effluents - soil erosion, sedimentation happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low
Residential and commercial development housing and urban areas happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) moderate to rapid deterioration low

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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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Lawkhowa Sanctuary 7,011 protected area overlaps with site 7,011
Burachapori Sanctuary 4,406 protected area contained by site 4,406

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest -
Shrubland -
Grassland -
Wetlands (inland) -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
forestry -
nature conservation and research -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Laokhowa and Burhachapori Sanctuaries. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 09/04/2020.