salt lake, Taigam is located next to Delger soum, Govi-Altai province. The
northwestern part of the lake is fully covered with dense tussocks, while the
are covered with sparse short grasses of steppe and semi-desert vegetation
birds: The site is an
important migratory stopover for Dalmatian Pelican (Pelecanus crispus).
Globally and nationally threatened bird species such as Pallas’s Fish-eagle (Haliaeetus
leucoryphus), Saker Falcon (Falco cherrug) and Relict Gull (Larus
relictus) occur at the site. The
site also supports Whooper Swan (Cygnus Cygnus) and Mute Swan (Cygnus olor), listed in Red Data Book of Mongolia. Greylag
Goose (Anser anser), Bar-headed Goose (A. indicus), Ruddy
Shelduck (T. ferruginea) and
Common Shelduck (Tadorna tadorna) occur, exceeding 1% of their flyway
flora and fauna: There
is no specific information about the other flora and fauna.