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Location Russia (European), Severnaya Osetiya Republic
Central coordinates 44o 0.00' East  42o 49.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A2, A3
Area 133,400 ha
Altitude
Year of IBA assessment 2008





Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Caucasian Grouse Lyrurus mlokosiewiczi resident  1996-2007  800-1,500 unknown  medium  A1, A2, A3  Near Threatened 
Caucasian Snowcock Tetraogallus caucasicus resident  1998  520 unknown  medium  A2, A3  Least Concern 
Wallcreeper Tichodroma muraria resident  2007  medium  A3  Least Concern 
White-winged Redstart Phoenicurus erythrogastrus breeding  2007  medium  A3  Least Concern 
Great Rosefinch Carpodacus rubicilla resident  2007  medium  A3  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Severo-Osetinsky Zapovednik 29,100 protected area contained by site 29,100  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest   -
Grassland Alpine, subalpine and boreal grassland  -
Rocky areas Inland cliffs; Scree & boulders  -

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 (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Alagirskoye i Kurtatinskoye ravines (Severo-Osetinski (North Osetin) Nature Reserve). Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/08/2014

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