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Location Russia (European), Dagestan Republic
Central coordinates 48o 15.00' East  41o 35.00' North
IBA criteria A1
Area 10,000 ha
Altitude 300 - 600m
Year of IBA assessment 2007

Site description North-eastern slopes of Samurski ridge in Caucas mountain.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Greater Spotted Eagle Clanga clanga passage  1997  40 individuals  medium  A1  Vulnerable 
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca passage  1997  15 individuals  good  A1  Vulnerable 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland  80%
Shrubland Scrub  10%
Grassland   5%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land  13%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 15%
forestry 85%

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 G.S.Dzhamirzoev

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Laman-Kam area. Downloaded from on 25/10/2014

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