Shur Gol, Yadegarlu and Dorgeh Sangi lakes IBA

Location:Iran, Islamic Republic of
Area:6,178 acres (2,500 hectares)
IBA Criteria:A1, A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2
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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

Species

Name IBA Criteria  Website 
Anas acuta (Northern Pintail)A4i, B1i
Anas clypeata (Northern Shoveler)A4i, B1i
Anas crecca (Green-winged Teal)A4i, B1i
Anser erythropus (Lesser White-fronted Goose)A1, A4i, B1i
Aythya ferina (Common Pochard)A4i, B1i
Aythya nyroca (Ferruginous Duck)B1i
Ciconia ciconia (White Stork)B2
Cygnus columbianus (Tundra Swan)A4i, B1i
Fulica atra (Eurasian Coot)A4i, B1i
Glareola pratincola (Collared Pratincole)B1i
Himantopus himantopus (Black-winged Stilt)A4i, B1i
Limosa limosa (Black-tailed Godwit)B1i
Marmaronetta angustirostris (Marbled Duck)A1
Otis tarda (Great Bustard)A1
Oxyura leucocephala (White-headed Duck)B2
Pelecanus onocrotalus (Great White Pelican)A4i, B1i
Podiceps cristatus (Great Crested Grebe)A4i, B1i
Recurvirostra avosetta (Pied Avocet)A4i, B1i
Tadorna ferruginea (Ruddy Shelduck)A4i, B1i
Tringa stagnatilis (Marsh Sandpiper)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