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Location Pakistan
Central coordinates 73o 33.00' East  32o 43.00' North
IBA criteria A4i, A4iii
Area 1,125 ha
Altitude 190 m
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 
Common Teal Anas crecca unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Common Pochard Aythya ferina unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Common Coot Fulica atra unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
A4iii Species group - waterbirds unknown  2004  20,000 individuals  unknown  A4iii   

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Rasool Barrage Wildlife Sanctuary 1,138 is identical to site 1,125  

Habitats

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

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research 100%

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Rasool Barrage Wildlife Sanctuary. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/12/2014

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