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Location Myanmar, Sagaing
Central coordinates 96o 31.00' East  24o 19.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i
Area 37,300 ha
Altitude 100 m
Year of IBA assessment 2004

Biodiversity and Nature Conservation Association (Affiliate)

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Cotton Pygmy-goose Nettapus coromandelianus unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
White-rumped Vulture Gyps bengalensis non-breeding  2004  present  A1  Critically Endangered 


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

Protection status Not protected

References AWC 1993/94 FD/WBSJ wetland survey

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Ayeyarwady River: Shwegu Section. Downloaded from on 28/10/2016

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