Lower reaches of the Emba River IBA

Area:516,426 acres (208,990 hectares)
IBA Criteria:A1, A4i, A4iii
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Climate:View Climate Data
Köppen climate classification:BSk (Climate: arid; Precipitation: steppe; Temperature: cold arid)
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Name IBA Criteria  Website 
Glareola nordmanni (Black-winged Pratincole)A1, A4i
Limosa limosa (Black-tailed Godwit)A1
Vanellus gregarius (Sociable Lapwing)A1, A4i

Important Bird Area provided by BirdLife International (2010) Important Bird Areas. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/12/2010
Köppen climate classification provided by Kottek, M., J. Grieser, C. Beck, B. Rudolf, and F. Rubel, 2006: World Map of Köppen-Geiger Climate Classification updated. Meteorol. Z., 15, 259-263