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Pabitora Wildlife Sanctuary


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
Swamp Francolin Francolinus gularis VU resident 2002 present A1
Bengal Florican Houbaropsis bengalensis CR resident 2004 present A1
Greater Adjutant Leptoptilos dubius EN breeding 2004 present A1
Lesser Adjutant Leptoptilos javanicus VU resident 2002 present A1
White-bellied Heron Ardea insignis CR resident 2002 present A1
Spot-billed Pelican Pelecanus philippensis NT resident 2002 present A1
Spotted Greenshank Tringa guttifer EN winter 2004 present A1
White-rumped Vulture Gyps bengalensis CR non-breeding 2002 present A1
Slender-billed Vulture Gyps tenuirostris CR non-breeding 2004 present A1
Greater Spotted Eagle Clanga clanga VU winter 2002 present A1
Pallas's Fish-eagle Haliaeetus leucoryphus EN resident 2004 present A1
Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni LC passage 2002 present A1
Yellow-vented Warbler Phylloscopus cantator LC winter 2002 present A2
Marsh Babbler Pellorneum palustre VU resident 2004 present A1, A2
Finn's Weaver Ploceus megarhynchus EN resident 2004 present A1
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a unknown 2002 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 Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2003 very 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 annual & perennial non-timber crops - small-holder farming likely in short term (within 4 years) some of area/population (10-49%) very rapid to severe deterioration high
Agricultural expansion and intensification livestock farming and ranching (includes forest grazing) - small-holder grazing, ranching or farming happening now whole area/population (>90%) moderate to rapid deterioration very high
Biological resource use fishing & harvesting aquatic resources - unintentional effects: subsistence/small scale happening now some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Biological resource use gathering terrestrial plants - unintentional effects (species being assessed is not the target) happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) slow but significant deterioration high
Biological resource use hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - intentional use (species being assessed is the target) happening now some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Human intrusions and disturbance work and other activities happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low

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)
Pabitora Sanctuary 3,883 is identical to site 3,883

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest -
Grassland -
Wetlands (inland) -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry -
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Pabitora Wildlife Sanctuary. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 05/12/2022.