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Location Russia (European), Bashkortostan Republic
Central coordinates 59o 0.00' East  54o 30.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A3, B2
Area 90,000 ha
Altitude 612 - 1,582m
Year of IBA assessment 2000





Site description The site is located in a mountainous part of the Bashkir Republic, to the south-east of Meseda village, near the border with Chelyabinsk region.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Smew Mergellus albellus breeding  1996  5 breeding pairs  A3  Least Concern 
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca breeding  1996  2 breeding pairs  good  A1, B2  Vulnerable 
Corncrake Crex crex breeding  1996  20 breeding pairs  good  A1  Least Concern 
Great Snipe Gallinago media breeding  1996  20 breeding pairs  good  A1  Near Threatened 
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia breeding  1996  18 breeding pairs  A3  Least Concern 
Great Grey Owl Strix nebulosa resident  1996  5 breeding pairs  A3  Least Concern 
Northern Hawk Owl Surnia ulula resident  1996  2 breeding pairs  A3  Least Concern 
Siberian Jay Perisoreus infaustus breeding  1996  1 breeding pairs  A3  Least Concern 
Arctic Warbler Phylloscopus borealis breeding  1996  1 breeding pairs  A3  Least Concern 
Black-throated Accentor Prunella atrogularis breeding  1996  20 breeding pairs  B2  Least Concern 
Brambling Fringilla montifringilla breeding  1996  1 breeding pairs  A3  Least Concern 
White-winged Crossbill Loxia leucoptera breeding  1996  1 breeding pairs  A3  Least Concern 
Rustic Bunting Emberiza rustica breeding  1996  1 breeding pairs  A3  Least Concern 

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Mixed woodland; Native coniferous woodland  90%
Grassland Alpine, subalpine and boreal grassland  10%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry 20%
tourism/recreation 80%

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 (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Iremel'ski mountain. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 16/04/2014

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