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Location Pakistan
Central coordinates 71o 57.00' East  29o 22.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i, A4iii
Area 51,588 ha
Altitude 106 - 113m
Year of IBA assessment 2004

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Northern Shoveler Spatula clypeata unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Greater Spotted Eagle Clanga clanga winter  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca winter  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Pallas's Fish-eagle Haliaeetus leucoryphus resident  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 
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)  
Lal Suhanra National Park 87,426 protected area contains site 51,588  


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

Land use

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

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Lal Sohanra National Park. Downloaded from on 22/10/2016

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