UZ044
Middle reaches of the Sherabad River


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
See-see Partridge Ammoperdix griseogularis LC resident 2007 53 individuals A3
Cinereous Vulture Aegypius monachus NT resident 1975-2007 2-5 individuals A1
European Roller Coracias garrulus LC breeding 2007 60 individuals A1
Saker Falcon Falco cherrug EN breeding 2007 1 individuals A1
Upcher's Warbler Hippolais languida LC breeding 2007 16 individuals A3
Plain Leaf-warbler Phylloscopus neglectus LC breeding 2007 2 individuals A3
Eastern Rock Nuthatch Sitta tephronota LC resident 2007 19 individuals A3
Variable Wheatear Oenanthe picata LC breeding 2007 1 individuals A3
Finsch's Wheatear Oenanthe finschii LC breeding 2007 36 individuals A3
Grey-necked Bunting Emberiza buchanani LC breeding 2007 4 individuals 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 Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2007 very high not assessed not assessed
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information medium

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) - nomadic grazing happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Agricultural expansion and intensification livestock farming and ranching (includes forest grazing) - small-holder grazing, ranching or farming happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Biological resource use fishing & harvesting aquatic resources - unintentional effects: large scale happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Biological resource use hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - intentional use (species being assessed is the target) happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Biological resource use hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - unintentional effects (species is not the target) happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Biological resource use logging & wood harvesting - unintentional effects: subsistence/small scale happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Climate change and severe weather drought happening now whole area/population (>90%) moderate to rapid deterioration very high
Climate change and severe weather temperature extremes happening now whole area/population (>90%) moderate to rapid deterioration very high
Geological events avalanches/landslides likely in short term (within 4 years) small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Invasive and other problematic species and genes invasive non-native/alien species/diseases - unspecified species happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Residential and commercial development housing and urban areas happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Transportation and service corridors flight paths happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low

Condition of habitat (state)
Habitat Habitat Detail Reference Area (ha) Actual Area (ha) % of habitat remaining % of carrying capacity (overall) Result
Grassland 0 0 good (> 90%) moderate (70-90%) unfavourable
Shrubland 0 0 poor (40-69%) poor (40-69%) very unfavourable
Wetlands (inland) 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) near favourable
Wetlands (inland) Rivers & streams 0 0 moderate (70-90%) moderate (70-90%) unfavourable

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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Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland Low bushes -
Grassland Steppes & dry calcareous -
Desert -
Wetlands (inland) Rivers & streams, Water-fringe vegetation -
Rocky areas Inland cliffs -
Artificial - terrestrial Other urban & industrial areas -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
rangeland/pastureland -
agriculture -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Middle reaches of the Sherabad River. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 19/09/2019.