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Location Bangladesh
Central coordinates 89o 40.00' East  24o 30.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i
Area 200,000 ha
Altitude 5 - 20m
Year of IBA assessment 2004





Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Northern Pintail Anas acuta 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 
White-rumped Vulture Gyps bengalensis non-breeding  2004  present  A1  Critically Endangered 
Indian Skimmer Rynchops albicollis winter  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland)   -

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Jamuna-Brahmaputra river. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/08/2014

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