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Location Pakistan
Central coordinates 69o 19.00' East  27o 8.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A3, A4i
Area 223,590 ha
Altitude 60 - 80m
Year of IBA assessment 2004





Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Marbled Teal Marmaronetta angustirostris winter  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Common Pochard Aythya ferina unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Black Stork Ciconia nigra unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca winter  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Common Coot Fulica atra unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Nara Desert Wildlife Sanctuary 223,590 is identical to site 223,590  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland)   -
Desert   -
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: Nara Desert Wildlife Sanctuary. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/07/2014

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