|Central coordinates||91o 46.00' East 26o 16.00' North|
|Altitude||45 - 50m|
|Year of IBA assessment||2004|
Site description Jengdia or Jaingia Beel is located north of Guwahati city in Kamrup district. It is a freshwater lake with marshes on the fringe. The IBA lies in the floodplains of the Brahmaputra river. There are hillocks nearby covered with degraded mixed scrub and shrub vegetation. Satgaon village is known for the nesting of Greater and Lesser Adjutant Leptoptilos dubius and L. javanicus. The village is c. 25 km from Guwahati by road, otherwise it is just 5 km as the crow flies.
|Species||Season||Period||Population estimate||Quality of estimate||IBA Criteria||IUCN Category|
|Lesser Adjutant Leptoptilos javanicus||resident||2004||present||-||A1||Vulnerable|
|Greater Adjutant Leptoptilos dubius||breeding||2004||present||-||A1||Endangered|
|Spot-billed Pelican Pelecanus philippensis||resident||2004||present||-||A1||Near Threatened|
|Pallas's Fish-eagle Haliaeetus leucoryphus||resident||2004||present||-||A1||Vulnerable|
Local conservation groups The local conservation group below is working to support conservation at this IBA.
|Jengdia Beel SSG||0|
|IUCN habitat||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
|Artificial - terrestrial||-|
|Land-use||Extent (% of site)|
|Notes: Human habitation|
Acknowledgements Key contributors: Kulojyoti Lahkar, Anwaruddin Choudhury, Hilloljyoti Singha and Nur Hussain.
Choudhury, A. U. (2003). Conservation of the Greater Adjutant Stork in and around Guwahati city. Dept. of Environment & Forests, Government of Assam, Guwahati. Pp. 3.
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Recommended citation BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Jengdia Beel and Satgaon. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 30/08/2014
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