Baquba wetlands IBA

Location:Iraq
Area:4,942 acres (2,000 hectares)
IBA Criteria:A1, A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2
Website:View website
Climate:View Climate Data
Köppen climate classification:BWh (Climate: arid; Precipitation: desert; Temperature: hot arid)
Land Use:View Land Use Data

Species

Name IBA Criteria  Website 
Anas clypeata (Northern Shoveler)A4i, B1i
Anas penelope (Eurasian Wigeon)A4i, B1i
Anas strepera (Gadwall)A4i, B1i
Aythya nyroca (Ferruginous Duck)A1, A4i, B1i, B2
Ciconia ciconia (White Stork)A4i, B1i, B2
Francolinus francolinus (Black Francolin)B2
Marmaronetta angustirostris (Marbled Duck)A1, A4i, B1i, B2
Plegadis falcinellus (Glossy Ibis)B1i
Vanellus leucurus (White-tailed Lapwing)B1i

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