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Location Russia (Asian), Chita
Central coordinates 115o 30.00' East  49o 55.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i, A4iii
Area 172,500 ha
Altitude 591 - 769m
Year of IBA assessment 2004





Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Vulnerable 
Baer's Pochard Aythya baeri unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Critically Endangered 
Swan Goose Anser cygnoides unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Vulnerable 
Baikal Teal Anas formosa unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Least Concern 
Greater Spotted Eagle Aquila clanga unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Vulnerable 
Pallas's Fish-eagle Haliaeetus leucoryphus unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Vulnerable 
Great Bustard Otis tarda unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Vulnerable 
Swinhoe's Rail Coturnicops exquisitus unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Vulnerable 
Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Endangered 
Siberian Crane Leucogeranus leucogeranus unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Critically Endangered 
White-naped Crane Grus vipio unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A1, A4i  Vulnerable 
Demoiselle Crane Anthropoides virgo unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A4i  Least Concern 
Hooded Crane Grus monacha unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Vulnerable 
Relict Gull Larus relictus unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A4i  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)  
Daursky Zapovednik 44,752 protected area contained by site 45,752  
Torey Lakes Wetlands of International Importance (Ramsar) 172,500 is identical to site 172,500  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Riverine floodplains; Saline lakes  -
Grassland Steppe  -

Acknowledgements The identification of IBAs and information collected between 1980 and 2009 provided by the IBA network of the Russian Bird Conservation Union (RBCU).

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Torey lakes (including Daursky Nature Reserve). Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/04/2014

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