Turgen Tsagaan, Zegst, Tuulaitiyn Burd Lakes

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
Siberian Crane Leucogeranus leucogeranus CR - 2009 present A1
White-naped Crane Grus vipio VU breeding 2009 present A1
Hooded Crane Grus monacha VU - 2009 present A1
Great Bustard Otis tarda 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).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Turgen Tsagaan, Zegst, Tuulaitiyn Burd Lakes. Downloaded from on 21/02/2024.