Lar River Protected Area

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
Caspian Snowcock Tetraogallus caspius LC resident 1977 frequent A3, B3
Bearded Vulture Gypaetus barbatus NT resident 1977 present B2
Wallcreeper Tichodroma muraria LC resident 1977 present A3
Alpine Accentor Prunella collaris LC resident 1977 frequent A3
Radde's Accentor Prunella ocularis LC breeding 1977 7 breeding pairs A3
White-winged Snowfinch Montifringilla nivalis LC resident 1977 common A3
Eurasian Crimson-winged Finch Rhodopechys sanguineus LC resident 1977 frequent A3

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 Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Vargin Protected Area 27,000 protected area overlaps with site 0
Lar River Protected Area 28,000 is identical to site 28,000
Lar National Park 29,000 protected area overlaps with site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland -
Wetlands (inland) -
Shrubland -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
rangeland/pastureland -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lar River Protected Area. Downloaded from on 21/09/2021.