Ab-i-Istada IBA

Area:66,718 acres (27,000 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)
Land Use:View Land Use Data


Name IBA Criteria  Website 
Anser anser (Greylag Goose)A4i
Ardea cinerea (Grey Heron)A4i
Aythya ferina (Common Pochard)A4i
Gelochelidon nilotica (Gull-billed Tern)A4i
Grus leucogeranus (Siberian Crane)A1, A4i
Himantopus himantopus (Black-winged Stilt)A4i
Limosa limosa (Black-tailed Godwit)A1, A4i
Pelecanus onocrotalus (Great White Pelican)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