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Location Pakistan
Central coordinates 67o 59.00' East  24o 25.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i, A4iii
Area 100 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
Gadwall Mareca strepera unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Eurasian Wigeon Mareca penelope unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Common Teal Anas crecca unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Marbled Teal Marmaronetta angustirostris winter  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Common Pochard Aythya ferina unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Pallas's Fish-eagle Haliaeetus leucoryphus resident  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Greater Spotted Eagle Clanga clanga winter  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 
A4iii Species group - waterbirds unknown  2004  20,000 individuals  unknown  A4iii   

Habitats

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

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mehboob Shah Lake. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/10/2014

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