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Location Russia (European), Bashkortostan Republic
Central coordinates 58o 17.00' East  55o 30.00' North
IBA criteria A1
Area 5,000 ha
Altitude 217 - 443m
Year of IBA assessment 2007





Site description Upland terraces of right banks of Ai river covered by pine and birch forests. which are surrounded also by steppe.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca breeding  1995  2 breeding pairs  good  A1  Vulnerable 
Corncrake Crex crex breeding  1995  37 breeding pairs  good  A1  Least Concern 

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Mixed woodland; Treeline ecotone  80%
Grassland Humid grasslands; Mesophile grasslands; Steppes and dry calcareous grassland  15%
Artificial - terrestrial   10%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 10%
forestry 70%

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: Aiskiye yary. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 13/07/2014

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