Outer Indus delta

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
Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus crispus NT winter 2004 present A1
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a unknown 2004 20,000 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 Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Marho Kotri Wildlife Sanctuary 30,975 protected area overlaps with site 0
Keti Bunder South Wildlife Sanctuary 23,046 protected area contained by site 0
Indus Delta Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 472,800 unknown 0
Gullel Kohri Wildlife Sanctuary 40 protected area overlaps with site 0
Cut Munarki Chach Wildlife Sanctuary 405 protected area overlaps with site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Coastal lagoons, Intertidal mud, sand or salt flats -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Outer Indus delta. Downloaded from on 29/07/2021.