Shadegan marshes and tidal mudflats of Khor-al Amaya and Khor Musa IBA

Location:Iran, Islamic Republic of
Area:1,050,544 acres (425,140 hectares)
IBA Criteria:A1, A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2
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Species

Name IBA Criteria  Website 
Anas acuta (Northern Pintail)A4i, B1i
Anas clypeata (Northern Shoveler)A4i, B1i
Anas crecca (Green-winged Teal)A4i, B1i
Anas penelope (Eurasian Wigeon)A4i, B1i
Anas platyrhynchos (Mallard)A4i, B1i
Anas querquedula (Garganey)A4i, B1i
Anas strepera (Gadwall)A4i, B1i
Anser anser (Greylag Goose)A4i, B1i
Aquila clanga (Greater Spotted Eagle)B2
Aquila heliaca (Asian Imperial Eagle)A1, B2
Ardea cinerea (Grey Heron)B1i
Ardeola ralloides (Squacco Heron)B1i
Aythya ferina (Common Pochard)A4i, B1i
Aythya nyroca (Ferruginous Duck)B1i
Botaurus stellaris (Eurasian Bittern)B2
Chlidonias hybrida (Whiskered Tern)B1i
Chroicocephalus genei (Slender-billed Gull)A4i, B1i
Chroicocephalus ridibundus (Common Black-headed Gull)A4i, B1i
Ciconia ciconia (White Stork)A4i, B1i, B2
Egretta garzetta (Little Egret)B1i
Gelochelidon nilotica (Gull-billed Tern)A4i, B1i
Haematopus ostralegus (Eurasian Oystercatcher)A4i, B1i
Himantopus himantopus (Black-winged Stilt)B1i
Larus cachinnans (Yellow-legged Gull)B1i
Limosa lapponica (Bar-tailed Godwit)A4i, B1i
Limosa limosa (Black-tailed Godwit)B1i
Marmaronetta angustirostris (Marbled Duck)A1, A4i, B1i, B2
Numenius arquata (Eurasian Curlew)B1i
Pelecanus crispus (Dalmatian Pelican)A1, A4i
Recurvirostra avosetta (Pied Avocet)A4i, B1i
Sternula albifrons (Little Tern)A4i, B1i
Tadorna tadorna (Common Shelduck)A4i, B1i
Threskiornis aethiopicus (Sacred Ibis)A4i, B1i
Tringa totanus (Common Redshank)B1i
Vanellus leucurus (White-tailed Lapwing)A4i, B1i

Range Map


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