Airag Lake IBA

Area:85,993 acres (34,800 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 
Anser cygnoides (Swan Goose)A1
Aythya ferina (Common Pochard)A4i
Charadrius alexandrinus (Snowy Plover)A4i
Charadrius leschenaultii (Greater Sand-Plover)A4i
Haliaeetus leucoryphus (Pallas's Fish Eagle)A1
Ichthyaetus relictus (Relict Gull)A1
Netta rufina (Red-crested Pochard)A4i
Oxyura leucocephala (White-headed Duck)A1, A4i
Pelecanus crispus (Dalmatian Pelican)A1, A4i
Platalea leucorodia (Eurasian Spoonbill)A4i
Podiceps cristatus (Great Crested Grebe)A4i
Tadorna ferruginea (Ruddy Shelduck)A4i
Vanellus vanellus (Northern Lapwing)A4i

Important Bird Area provided by BirdLife International (2010) Important Bird Areas. Downloaded from 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