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Location Bangladesh
Central coordinates 91o 12.00' East  24o 53.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i, A4iii
Area 160 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, A4i  Critically Endangered 
Northern Pintail Anas acuta unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Fulvous Whistling-duck Dendrocygna bicolor unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Gadwall Mareca strepera unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Garganey Spatula querquedula unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Common Teal Anas crecca unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Common Pochard Aythya ferina unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca winter  2004  present  A4i  Near Threatened 
Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Pallas's Fish-eagle Haliaeetus leucoryphus resident  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Common Coot Fulica atra unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
A4iii Species group - waterbirds unknown  20,000 individuals  unknown  A4iii   

Habitats

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

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