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Lysyi Liman lake and valley of Vostochniy Manych river


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2008

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 2006 5,000 individuals A1, A4i, B1i
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons LC passage 2005-2006 200-18,000 individuals A4i, B1i
Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus VU passage 2006 20 individuals A1
Common Shelduck Tadorna tadorna LC non-breeding 2005-2006 2,500 individuals B1i
Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea LC non-breeding 2005-2006 15,000 individuals A4i, B1i
Red-crested Pochard Netta rufina LC non-breeding 2006 150-1,700 individuals A4i, B1i
Demoiselle Crane Anthropoides virgo LC breeding 2005-2006 13 breeding pairs A3
Demoiselle Crane Anthropoides virgo LC non-breeding 2006 1,000 individuals A4i, B1i
Common Crane Grus grus LC passage 2005-2006 400 individuals B1i
Little Bustard Tetrax tetrax NT breeding 2006 6 breeding pairs A3
Little Bustard Tetrax tetrax NT passage 2005-2006 200 individuals A1
Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia LC breeding 2005-2006 25-100 breeding pairs A4i, B1i, B2
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus LC non-breeding 2005-2006 1,650 individuals A4i, B1i
Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus crispus NT passage 2005-2006 420 individuals A4i, B1i
Great White Pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus LC non-breeding 2005-2006 550 individuals A4i, B1i
Sociable Lapwing Vanellus gregarius CR passage 2004-2006 2-400 individuals A1, A4i, B1i
Black-winged Pratincole Glareola nordmanni NT breeding 2006 85-120 breeding pairs A1, A3
Black-winged Pratincole Glareola nordmanni NT non-breeding 2006 2,000 individuals A1, A4i, B1i
Steppe Eagle Aquila nipalensis EN breeding 2006 1-2 breeding pairs A3
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca VU breeding 2006 1 breeding pairs A3
Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus NT breeding 2005-2006 27 breeding pairs A1, A3
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a non-breeding 2006 20,000-40,000 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)
2006 high favourable low
Was the whole site covered? No State assessed by Habitat
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%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Climate change and severe weather temperature extremes happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Human intrusions and disturbance work and other activities happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Natural system modifications fire & fire suppression - increase in fire frequency/intensity happening now some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration high

Condition of habitat (state)
Habitat Habitat Detail Reference Area (ha) Actual Area (ha) % of habitat remaining % of carrying capacity (overall) Result
Desert 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) favourable
Grassland 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) favourable
Wetlands (inland) 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) favourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Little/none of site covered (<10%) No management plan exists but the management planning process has begun 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)
Zunda Zakaznik 38,400 protected area is adjacent to site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Desert Semidesert -
Grassland Humid grasslands, Steppes and dry calcareous grassland -
Wetlands (inland) Standing brackish and salt water, Rivers and streams -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Other urban and industrial areas -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
rangeland/pastureland -
fisheries/aquaculture -
hunting -
urban/industrial/transport -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lysyi Liman lake and valley of Vostochniy Manych river. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/10/2021.