AF005
Salang Kotal


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
Himalayan Snowcock Tetraogallus himalayensis LC resident 1970-1979 3 breeding pairs A3
Siberian Crane Leucogeranus leucogeranus CR passage 1990-1993 1-5 individuals A1, A4i
Common Crane Grus grus LC passage 1970 250 individuals A4i
Himalayan Griffon Gyps himalayensis NT resident 1970-1979 present A3
White-winged Woodpecker Dendrocopos leucopterus LC resident 1970 2 breeding pairs A3
Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni LC passage 1970-1972 6 individuals A1
Great Tit Parus major LC resident 1970 2 breeding pairs A3
Hume's Lark Calandrella acutirostris LC breeding 1970 present A3
Plain Leaf-warbler Phylloscopus neglectus LC breeding 1970 5 breeding pairs A3
Sulphur-bellied Warbler Phylloscopus griseolus LC breeding 1970 6 breeding pairs A3
Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia curruca LC breeding 1970 6 breeding pairs A3
Wallcreeper Tichodroma muraria LC resident 1970 1 breeding pairs A3
White-throated Robin Irania gutturalis LC breeding 1970 present A3
White-winged Redstart Phoenicurus erythrogastrus LC breeding 1970 5 breeding pairs A3
Pied Wheatear Oenanthe pleschanka LC breeding 1970 5 breeding pairs A3
Red-tailed Wheatear Oenanthe chrysopygia LC breeding 1970 present A3
Altai Accentor Prunella himalayana LC resident 1970-1972 5 breeding pairs A3
Alpine Accentor Prunella collaris LC resident 1970 2 breeding pairs A3
Brown Accentor Prunella fulvescens LC resident 1970-1972 5 breeding pairs A3
White-winged Snowfinch Montifringilla nivalis LC resident 1970-1979 100 individuals A3
Red-mantled Rosefinch Carpodacus rhodochlamys LC resident 1970-1979 present A3
Great Rosefinch Carpodacus rubicilla LC resident 1970 2 breeding pairs A3
Eurasian Crimson-winged Finch Rhodopechys sanguineus LC resident 1970 3 breeding pairs A3
Brandt's Mountain-finch Leucosticte brandti LC resident 1970 6 breeding pairs A3
Red-fronted Serin Serinus pusillus LC resident 1970 6 breeding pairs A3
Grey-necked Bunting Emberiza buchanani LC breeding 1970 6 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


Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial/Terrestrial -
Grassland -
Shrubland -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) -
Forest -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
hunting -
tourism/recreation -
rangeland/pastureland -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Salang Kotal. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 15/07/2020.