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Location Pakistan
Central coordinates 68o 20.00' East  26o 50.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4iii
Area 20,243 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 
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)  
Deh Akro II Wildlife Sanctuary 20,243 is identical to site 20,243  
Deh Akro-II Desert Wetland Complex Wetlands of International Importance (Ramsar) 20,500 protected area contains site 20,243  


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 (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Deh Akro Wildlife Sanctuary. Downloaded from on 27/10/2016

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