MN021
Telmen Lake


IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2009 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met
Swan Goose Anser cygnoid EN breeding 2004 present A1
Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea LC breeding 2004 present A4i
Siberian Crane Leucogeranus leucogeranus CR passage 2004 present A1, A3
Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni LC breeding 2009 present A1
Saker Falcon Falco cherrug EN breeding 2009 present A1

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2009).


Habitats

Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) -
Grassland Steppe -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Telmen Lake. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/telmen-lake-iba-mongolia on 27/02/2024.