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Location Russia (European), Bashkortostan Republic,Orenburg region
Central coordinates 56o 17.60' East  52o 35.43' North
IBA criteria A1, B2
Area 137,090 ha
Altitude 335 - 667m
Year of IBA assessment 2007

Site description The area is located on the border between Bashkir Republic and the Orenburg region.

Key Biodiversity The site is very important for breeding of Otus scops and Circus macrourus.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca breeding  1999  8-11 breeding pairs  A1, B2  Vulnerable 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland  80%
Grassland Humid grasslands; Steppes and dry calcareous grassland  20%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 35%
forestry 60%
urban/industrial/transport 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 I.V.Karyakin

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Maly Nakas ridge. Downloaded from on 28/10/2016

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