PK055
Rann of Kutch 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
Common Shelduck Tadorna tadorna LC unknown 2004 present A4i
Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea LC unknown 2004 present A4i
Northern Shoveler Spatula clypeata LC unknown 2004 present A4i
Eurasian Wigeon Mareca penelope LC winter 2004 present A4i
Northern Pintail Anas acuta LC unknown 2004 present A4i
Anas crecca NR unknown 2004 present A4i
Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus LC unknown 2004 present A4i
Sarus Crane Antigone antigone VU unknown 2004 present A1
Common Crane Grus grus LC winter 2004 present A4i
Pied Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta LC unknown 2004 present A4i
Kentish Plover Charadrius alexandrinus LC unknown 2004 present A4i
Ruff Calidris pugnax LC unknown 2004 present A4i
Little Stint Calidris minuta LC winter 2004 present A4i
Indian Vulture Gyps indicus CR non-breeding 2004 present A1
White-browed Bushchat Saxicola macrorhynchus VU resident 2004 present A3
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.

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


IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Runn of Kutch Wildlife Sanctuary 320,463 is identical to site 320,463
Runn of Kutch Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 566,375 is identical to site 566,375

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) -
Desert -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

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


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Rann of Kutch Wildlife Sanctuary. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/01/2021.