Lake Uromiyeh IBA

Location:Iran, Islamic Republic of
Area:1,193,519 acres (483,000 hectares)
IBA Criteria:A1, A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2
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Climate:View Climate Data
Köppen climate classification:Csa (Climate: warm temperate; Precipitation: summer dry; Temperature: hot summer)
Land Use:View Land Use Data

Species

Name IBA Criteria  Website 
Anas querquedula (Garganey)A4i, B1i
Anser albifrons (Greater White-fronted Goose)A4i, B1i
Anser anser (Greylag Goose)A4i, B1i
Aythya nyroca (Ferruginous Duck)B1i
Calidris minuta (Little Stint)A4i, B1i
Chlidonias hybrida (Whiskered Tern)B1i
Chroicocephalus genei (Slender-billed Gull)A4i, B1i
Ciconia ciconia (White Stork)B2
Cygnus columbianus (Tundra Swan)A4i, B1i
Egretta garzetta (Little Egret)B1i
Falco biarmicus (Lanner Falcon)B2
Glareola pratincola (Collared Pratincole)B1i
Himantopus himantopus (Black-winged Stilt)A4i, B1i
Larus armenicus (Armenian Gull)A4i, B1i
Neophron percnopterus (Egyptian Vulture)B2
Otis tarda (Great Bustard)A1
Pelecanus onocrotalus (Great White Pelican)A4i, B1i
Philomachus pugnax (Ruff)B1i
Platalea leucorodia (Eurasian Spoonbill)B1i
Plegadis falcinellus (Glossy Ibis)B1i
Podiceps nigricollis (Eared Grebe)A4i, B1i
Recurvirostra avosetta (Pied Avocet)A4i, B1i
Tadorna ferruginea (Ruddy Shelduck)A4i, B1i
Tadorna tadorna (Common Shelduck)A4i, B1i
Tringa stagnatilis (Marsh Sandpiper)A4i, B1i
Tringa totanus (Common Redshank)B1i
Vanellus vanellus (Northern Lapwing)A4i, 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