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Location Russia (European), Bashkortostan Republic
Central coordinates 56o 41.23' East  53o 18.37' North
IBA criteria A1, B2
Area 33,225 ha
Altitude 217 - 661m
Year of IBA assessment 2007

Site description Low settled mountain valley of Uryuk river with saved in good natural condition forests and meadows near the river stream.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Falco peregrinus breeding  1998  13 breeding pairs  good  B2  Not Recognised 
Greater Spotted Eagle Clanga clanga breeding  1997  2-3 breeding pairs  good  A1  Vulnerable 
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos breeding  1998  7 breeding pairs  good  B2  Least Concern 
Eurasian Scops-owl Otus scops breeding  1998  456 breeding pairs  good  B2  Least Concern 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Mixed woodland; Native coniferous woodland  90%
Grassland Humid grasslands; Mesophile grasslands  10%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
hunting 10%
not utilised 90%

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 (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Uryuk. Downloaded from on 26/10/2016

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