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Location Pakistan
Central coordinates 69o 7.00' East  26o 12.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i, A4iii
Area 109,966 ha
Altitude 60 m
Year of IBA assessment 2004





Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Common Pochard Aythya ferina unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca winter  2004  present  A4i  Near Threatened 
Black Stork Ciconia nigra unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Greater Spotted Eagle Clanga clanga winter  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Pallas's Fish-eagle Haliaeetus leucoryphus resident  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Common Coot Fulica atra unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
A4iii Species group - waterbirds unknown  2004  20,000 individuals  unknown  A4iii   

Habitats

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

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 canal wetlands (including Soonhari, Sadhori and Sanghriaro lakes). Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/12/2014

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