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Tarut Bay


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
Grey Heron Ardea cinerea LC winter 1991 467-528 individuals B1i
Western Reef-egret Egretta gularis LC resident 1991 186 breeding pairs B1i
Western Reef-egret Egretta gularis LC winter 1991 334-435 individuals B1i
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo LC winter 1991 4,850-5,340 individuals A4i, B1i
Haematopus ostralegus NR winter 1991 495 individuals B1i
Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus LC winter 1991 318-390 individuals B1i
Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola LC passage 1991 1,469 individuals A4i, B1i
Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola LC winter 1991 1,708-1,716 individuals A4i, B1i
Lesser Sandplover Charadrius mongolus LC passage 1991 2,580 individuals A4i, B1i
Lesser Sandplover Charadrius mongolus LC winter 1991 243-2,160 individuals A4i, B1i
Greater Sandplover Charadrius leschenaultii LC winter 1991 901-3,496 individuals A4i, B1i
Kentish Plover Charadrius alexandrinus LC winter 1991 1,844-2,755 individuals A4i, B1i
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus LC winter 1991 183-206 individuals A4i, B1i
Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata NT winter 1991 1,820-2,336 individuals A4i, B1i
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica NT passage 1991 5,136 individuals A4i, B1i
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica NT winter 1991 1,795-3,277 individuals A4i, B1i
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres LC passage 1991 1,505 individuals A4i, B1i
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres LC winter 1991 948-1,104 individuals A4i, B1i
Great Knot Calidris tenuirostris EN passage 1991 108 individuals A4i, B1i
Broad-billed Sandpiper Calidris falcinellus LC winter 1991 331-645 individuals A4i, B1i
Dunlin Calidris alpina LC winter 1991 6,527-7,800 individuals A4i, B1i
Terek Sandpiper Xenus cinereus LC passage 1991 2,895 individuals B1i
Terek Sandpiper Xenus cinereus LC winter 1991 1,415-1,670 individuals B1i
Common Redshank Tringa totanus LC winter 1991 4,900-4,955 individuals B1i
Slender-billed Gull Larus genei LC winter 1991 3,641-4,480 individuals A4i, B1i
Bridled Tern Onychoprion anaethetus LC breeding 1991 10,000 nests A4i, B1i
Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia LC winter 1991 236-424 individuals A4i, B1i
White-cheeked Tern Sterna repressa LC breeding 1991 1,250 nests B3
Common Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica LC winter 1991 315-419 individuals A4i, B1i
Caspian Gull Larus cachinnans LC winter 1991 1,632-2,840 individuals B1i
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a winter 1991 20,000-49,999 individuals A4iii
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a breeding 1991 11,436 breeding pairs 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.

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IBA Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2013 low not assessed low
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information unknown

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Residential and commercial development commercial and industrial development past (and unlikely to return) and no longer limiting majority/most of area/population (50-90%) very rapid to severe deterioration low

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Little/none of site covered (<10%) A management plan exists but it is out of date or not comprehensive Not assessed low
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Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Sea -
Wetlands (inland) -
Coastline -
Artificial/Terrestrial -
Forest -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
urban/industrial/transport -
fisheries/aquaculture -
agriculture -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tarut Bay. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/09/2022.