Bulunkul and Yashilkul lakes and mountains IBA

Area:369,645 acres (149,590 hectares)
IBA Criteria:A1, A3, A4i
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Climate:View Climate Data
Köppen climate classification:ET (Climate: polar; Temperature: polar tundra)
Land Use:View Land Use Data


Name IBA Criteria  Website 
Anser indicus (Bar-headed Goose)A3
Anthus spinoletta (Water Pipit)A3
Aquila heliaca (Eastern Imperial Eagle)A1
Calandrella acutirostris (Hume's Short-toed Lark)A3
Carpodacus puniceus (Red-fronted Rosefinch)A3
Carpodacus rubicilla (Great Rosefinch)A3
Charadrius mongolus (Lesser Sand-Plover)A3
Chroicocephalus brunnicephalus (Brown-headed Gull)A3
Falco cherrug (Saker Falcon)A1
Gyps himalayensis (Himalayan Vulture)A3
Leucosticte brandti (Brandt's Mountain Finch)A3
Mergus merganser (Common Merganser)A4i
Montifringilla nivalis (White-winged Snowfinch)A3
Phylloscopus griseolus (Sulphur-bellied Warbler)A3
Pyrrhocorax graculus (Alpine Chough)A3
Tadorna ferruginea (Ruddy Shelduck)A4i
Tetraogallus himalayensis (Himalayan Snowcock)A3
Tichodroma muraria (Wallcreeper)A3

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