|Location||Russia (European), Krasnodarski kray|
|Central coordinates||40o 39.00' East 44o 3.00' North|
|Altitude||300 - 1,400m|
|Year of IBA assessment||2007|
Site description Mountain valley in the sources of Khodz' river are continue in steppe and forest-steppe landscapes in the middle reaches, where narrow belt of humid forests surrounded by arable lands and pastures.
|Species||Season||Period||Population estimate||Quality of estimate||IBA Criteria||IUCN Category|
|Egyptian Vulture Neophron percnopterus||breeding||1998||1-7 breeding pairs||-||B2||Endangered|
|Protected area||Designation||Area (ha)||Relationship with IBA||Overlap with IBA (ha)|
|Psebaiskiy||Zakaznik||37,400||protected area overlaps with site||1,000|
|IUCN habitat||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
|Forest||Alluvial and very wet forest; Broadleaved deciduous woodland; Wooded steppe||60%|
|Grassland||Humid grasslands; Steppes and dry calcareous grassland||20%|
|Artificial landscapes (terrestrial)||Arable land; Forestry plantations; Other urban and industrial areas||15%|
|Land-use||Extent (% of site)|
Conservation response It is needed to create the nature reserve in the middle reaches of Khodz' river (IBA)
Acknowledgements The identification of IBAs and information collected between 1980 and 2009 provided by the IBA network of the Russian Bird Conservation Union (RBCU).
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Recommended citation BirdLife International (2013) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Valley of Khodz' river. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/05/2013
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