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Location Myanmar, Mandalay
Central coordinates 94o 50.00' East  22o 11.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i, A4iii
Area 7,500 ha
Altitude 50 m
Year of IBA assessment 2004

Biodiversity and Nature Conservation Association (Affiliate)

Key Biodiversity Over 20000 waterbirds

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Bar-headed Goose Anser indicus unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Greater Spotted Eagle Clanga clanga winter  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Indian Skimmer Rynchops albicollis breeding  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 
A4iii Species group - waterbirds unknown  2004  20,000 individuals  unknown  A4iii   


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

Protection status Not protected

References AWC 1992/93 FD/WBSJ wetland survey

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Ayeyarwady River: Bagan Section. Downloaded from on 22/10/2016

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