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Sibsagar Tanks


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
Bar-headed Goose Anser indicus LC - 2002 present A4i
Greylag Goose Anser anser LC - 2002 present A4i
Baer's Pochard Aythya baeri CR winter 2002 present A1
Greater Adjutant Leptoptilos dubius EN breeding 2002 present A1
Lesser Adjutant Leptoptilos javanicus VU resident 2002 present A1
White-rumped Vulture Gyps bengalensis CR non-breeding 2002 present A1
Slender-billed Vulture Gyps tenuirostris CR non-breeding 2002 present A1

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 Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2003 low 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
Biological resource use hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - intentional use (species being assessed is the target) happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) moderate to rapid deterioration low
Human intrusions and disturbance work and other activities happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low
Residential and commercial development housing and urban areas likely in long term (beyond 4 years) small area/few individuals (<10%) very rapid to severe 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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Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest -
Shrubland -
Artificial - aquatic -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
urban/industrial/transport -
water management -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Sibsagar Tanks. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 19/11/2019.