Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve and Koshi Barrage IBA

Area:51,892 acres (21,000 hectares)
IBA Criteria:A1, A4i, A4iii
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Climate:View Climate Data
Köppen climate classification:Cwa (Climate: warm temperate; Precipitation: winter dry; Temperature: hot summer)
Land Use:View Land Use Data


Name IBA Criteria  Website 
Anhinga melanogaster (Darter)A4i
Aquila clanga (Greater Spotted Eagle)A1
Aquila heliaca (Eastern Imperial Eagle)A1
Aythya baeri (Baer's Pochard)A1, A4i
Aythya nyroca (Ferruginous Duck)A4i
Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus (Black-necked Stork)A4i
Falco naumanni (Lesser Kestrel)A1
Francolinus gularis (Swamp Francolin)A1
Gyps bengalensis (White-rumped Vulture)A1
Haliaeetus leucoryphus (Pallas's Fish Eagle)A1
Houbaropsis bengalensis (Bengal Florican)A1
Leptoptilos dubius (Greater Adjutant)A1
Leptoptilos javanicus (Lesser Adjutant)A1, A4i
Mycteria leucocephala (Painted Stork)A4i
Pelecanus philippensis (Spot-billed Pelican)A1, A4i
Rynchops albicollis (Indian Skimmer)A1, A4i
Saxicola insignis (White-throated Bush Chat)A1
Sterna acuticauda (Black-bellied Tern)A4i
Sypheotides indicus (lesser florican)A1
Threskiornis melanocephalus (Black-headed Ibis)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