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Location Bangladesh
Central coordinates 91o 2.00' East  25o 8.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i, A4iii
Area 1,566 ha
Altitude 5 m
Year of IBA assessment 2004





Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Baer's Pochard Aythya baeri winter  2004  present  A1  Critically Endangered 
Northern Pintail Anas acuta winter  2004  unknown  A4i  Least Concern 
Fulvous Whistling-duck Dendrocygna bicolor winter  2004  unknown  A4i  Least Concern 
Gadwall Mareca strepera winter  2004  unknown  A4i  Least Concern 
Garganey Spatula querquedula winter  2004  unknown  A4i  Least Concern 
Common Teal Anas crecca winter  2004  unknown  A4i  Least Concern 
Red-crested Pochard Netta rufina winter  2004  unknown  A4i  Least Concern 
Common Pochard Aythya ferina winter  2004  unknown  A4i  Least Concern 
Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca winter  2004  unknown  A4i  Near Threatened 
Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula winter  2004  unknown  A4i  Least Concern 
Little Cormorant Microcarbo niger resident  2004  unknown  A4i  Least Concern 
Pallas's Fish-eagle Haliaeetus leucoryphus resident  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Greater Spotted Eagle Clanga clanga winter  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Common Coot Fulica atra winter  2004  unknown  A4i  Least Concern 
Pheasant-tailed Jacana Hydrophasianus chirurgus resident  2004  unknown  A4i  Least Concern 
A4iii Species group - waterbirds winter  2004  20,000 individuals  unknown  A4iii   

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Tanguar Haor Wetlands of International Importance (Ramsar) 9,500 protected area contains site 1,566  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Freshwater lakes and pools  -

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tanguar Haor and Panabeel. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/09/2014

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