|Central coordinates||49o 53.00' East 40o 3.00' North|
|IBA criteria||A1, A4i, B1i|
|Year of IBA assessment||2005|
Site description Lake Hajigabul lies in the Kura valley near of Ali-Bairamly town. The lake itself play important role for wintering of water birds and system of fish pounds (with reach overgrows of reed) is suitable habitat for lots of breeding birds. Area of the lake (together with fish pounds and some shoals) is 2500 ha.
|Species||Season||Period||Population estimate||Quality of estimate||IBA Criteria||IUCN Category|
|White-headed Duck Oxyura leucocephala||winter||1997-2005||300-960 individuals||good||A1, A4i, B1i||Endangered|
|Little Bustard Tetrax tetrax||winter||1997-2004||2,000 individuals||poor||A1||Near Threatened|
Local conservation groups The local conservation group below is working to support conservation at this IBA.
|info avialable at AOS||2007|
|IUCN habitat||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
|Wetlands (inland)||Standing freshwater; Water fringe vegetation||90%|
|Land-use||Extent (% of site)|
|Notes: Strong shooting of Pygmy Cormorants and some other species, mostly on fish pounds|
Protection status National None International None
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Recommended citation BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lake Hajigabul. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/08/2014
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