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Location Russia (European), Dagestan Republic
Central coordinates 46o 43.03' East  43o 7.40' North
IBA criteria A1
Area 17,400 ha
Altitude 100 - 831m
Year of IBA assessment 2007





Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca passage  2000  10-15 individuals  poor  A1  Vulnerable 

IBA Monitoring

2007 medium near favourable low
Habitat
Medium - based upon reliable but incomplete / partially representative data

Agricultural expansion and intensification livestock farming and ranching (includes forest grazing) - small-holder grazing, ranching or farming happening now some of area/population (10-49%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Human intrusions and disturbance work and other activities happening now some of area/population (10-49%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Over-exploitation, persecution and control of species hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - intentional use (species being assessed is the target) happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Over-exploitation, persecution and control of species logging & wood harvesting - unintentional effects: large scale happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium

Desert   0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) favourable
Forest   0 0 good (> 90%) moderate (70-90%) near favourable
Grassland   0 0 good (> 90%) moderate (70-90%) near favourable
Shrubland   0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) favourable

Most of site (50-90%) covered (including the most critical parts for important bird species)  No management planning has taken place  Some limited conservation initiatives are in place  low 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Andreiaul'skiy Zakaznik 21,930 protected area overlaps with site 11,000  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland; Treeline ecotone  55%
Shrubland   25%
Grassland Mesophile grasslands; Steppes and dry calcareous grassland  10%
Desert Semidesert  5%
Rocky areas Inland cliffs; Scree & boulders  10%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 6%
forestry 60%
nature conservation and research 70%
urban/industrial/transport 1%
rangeland/pastureland 5%

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: Andreyaul'ski reserve. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/12/2014

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