Year of compilation: 2009
Non-bird biodiversity: There were records of Panthera tigris before the 1950s, but it is now locally extinct. Other animals include Vulpes vulpes, Camelus bactrianus, Cervus elaphus and Gazella subgutturosa. The area also support the fish Pelochelys bibroni, but it is almost extinct there.
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Xayar forest and wetland. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 11/11/2019.