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Location Russia (European), Bashkortostan Republic
Central coordinates 57o 45.00' East  52o 10.00' North
IBA criteria A1, B2
Area 15,000 ha
Altitude 450 - 570m
Year of IBA assessment 2007





Site description Eastern part of Zilairskoye plateau, at the edge of mountain and steppes to the east from Ural mountain. Sakmara river cross the area on the middle. Left banks of river are covered ny birch forest-steppe with open steppe patches. On the river bank pine and mixed forests are presented. There are a lot of high rocks on the banks of river - up to 70 m.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca breeding  1997  11 breeding pairs  good  A1, B2  Vulnerable 

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Mixed woodland; Wooded steppe  50%
Grassland Steppes and dry calcareous grassland  50%

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

References I.V.Karyakin

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Zilairskoye Prisakmar'ye. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/10/2014

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