AF017
Registan desert


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 1994

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 1975 present A3
Spotted Sandgrouse Pterocles senegallus LC resident 1975 present A3
Crowned Sandgrouse Pterocles coronatus LC resident 1975 present A3
Sykes's Nightjar Caprimulgus mahrattensis LC breeding 1975 present A3
Asian Houbara Chlamydotis macqueenii VU resident 1975 present A1, A3
Brown-necked Raven Corvus ruficollis LC resident 1975 present A3
Greater Hoopoe-lark Alaemon alaudipes LC resident 1975 present A3
Bar-tailed Lark Ammomanes cinctura LC resident 1975 present A3
Desert Lark Ammomanes deserti LC resident 1975 present A3
Pale Rock Martin Ptyonoprogne obsoleta LC breeding 1975 present A3
White-eared Bulbul Pycnonotus leucotis LC resident 1975 present A3
Streaked Scrub-warbler Scotocerca inquieta LC resident 1975 present A3
White-browed Bushchat Saxicola macrorhynchus VU resident 1900 present A1, A3
Variable Wheatear Oenanthe picata LC resident 1975 present A3
Hume's Wheatear Oenanthe albonigra LC resident 1927 present A3
Hypocolius Hypocolius ampelinus LC breeding 1975 present A3
Trumpeter Finch Bucanetes githagineus LC resident 1975 present A3
Striolated Bunting Emberiza striolata LC resident 1975 present 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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Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Desert -
Shrubland -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
hunting -
rangeland/pastureland -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Registan desert. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/09/2022.