Stekleney Lake

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2006

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Gadwall Mareca strepera LC breeding 2003 1,100-1,500 breeding pairs A4i
Red-necked Grebe Podiceps grisegena LC breeding 2003 200-800 breeding pairs A4i
Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus LC breeding 2003 300-1,400 breeding pairs A4i
Black-necked Grebe Podiceps nigricollis LC breeding 2003 500-2,000 breeding pairs A4i
Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus crispus NT non-breeding 2004 30-40 breeding pairs A1
Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus NT breeding 2003 8-12 breeding pairs A1
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a passage 2003 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)
Tobol-Ishim Forest-steppe Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 1,217,000 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Mokrousovskiy Zakaznik 20,900 protected area contains site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest -
Grassland -
Wetlands (inland) -
Artificial/Terrestrial -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
fisheries/aquaculture -
not utilised -
nature conservation and research -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Stekleney Lake. Downloaded from on 22/01/2021.