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Location Myanmar, Mandalay
Central coordinates 95o 58.00' East  21o 23.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i
Area 10,000 ha
Altitude 150 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
Baer's Pochard Aythya baeri 2004  present [units unknown]  A1, A4i  Critically Endangered 
Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca non-breeding  1990  125 individuals  medium    Near Threatened 


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

Protection status Not protected area

References AWC 1990/91 FD/WBSJ wetland survey

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Myittha Lakes. Downloaded from on 19/04/2014

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