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Location Pakistan
Central coordinates 67o 50.00' East  27o 30.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i, A4iii
Area 182 ha
Altitude 50 m
Year of IBA assessment 2004





Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Common Teal Anas crecca unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Marbled Teal Marmaronetta angustirostris winter  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Black-crowned Night-heron Nycticorax nycticorax 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)  
Drigh Lake Wetlands of International Importance (Ramsar) 164 unknown 0  
Drigh Lake Wildlife Sanctuary 164 protected area contained by site 164  

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: Drigh Wildlife Sanctuary. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/12/2014

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