IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2006

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Swan Goose Anser cygnoid VU passage 2005 6 individuals A1
Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus crispus NT passage 2004-2005 2-60 individuals A1
Great White Pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus LC passage 2004-2005 200-700 individuals A4i
Pallid Scops-owl Otus brucei LC breeding 2004-2005 13-15 breeding pairs A3
European Roller Coracias garrulus LC breeding 2004-2005 10-30 breeding pairs A1
White-winged Woodpecker Dendrocopos leucopterus LC resident 2004-2005 12 breeding pairs A3
Brown-necked Raven Corvus ruficollis LC resident 2004-2005 1-2 breeding pairs A3
Great Tit Parus major LC resident 2004-2005 20-30 breeding pairs A3
Sykes's Warbler Iduna rama LC breeding 2004-2005 30-40 breeding pairs A3
Streaked Scrub-warbler Scotocerca inquieta LC resident 2004-2005 10-20 breeding pairs A3
Asian Desert Warbler Curruca nana LC breeding 2004-2005 10-15 breeding pairs A3
Red-headed Bunting Emberiza bruniceps LC breeding 2004-2005 10-15 breeding pairs 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.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here

IBA Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2006 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 livestock farming and ranching (includes forest grazing) - small-holder grazing, ranching or farming happening now some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Biological resource use hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - intentional use (species being assessed is the target) happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Biological resource use logging & wood harvesting - unintentional effects: subsistence/small scale happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high

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

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Amu-Darya State Nature Reserve 49,484 protected area overlaps with site 49,484


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest -
Desert -
Wetlands (inland) -
Artificial/Terrestrial -
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Land use

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Nargyz. Downloaded from on 01/12/2022.