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Location Russia (Central Asian), Altayski kray
Central coordinates 84o 7.22' East  50o 51.93' North
IBA criteria A1, A3
Area 180,500 ha
Altitude 800 - 2,299m
Year of IBA assessment 2006





Site description All data for 1999

Key Biodiversity Important area for concervation of Falco cherrug, Aegipius monachusSpecies of the National Red Book: Mergus merganser, Aquila chrysaetos, Gyps fulvus, Pernis ptilorhyncus, Lagopus lagopus, Bubo bubo, Lanius excubitor, Prunella himalayana, Tarsiger cyanurus, Leucosticte arctoa, Emberiza godlewskii, Falco peregrinus, Ciconia nigra.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Hazel Grouse Bonasa bonasia breeding  1999  present  A3  Least Concern 
Western Capercaillie Tetrao urogallus breeding  1999  present  A3  Least Concern 
Saker Falcon Falco cherrug breeding  1998-1999  2 breeding pairs  poor  A1  Endangered 
Cinereous Vulture Aegypius monachus non-breeding  1997-1999  5-60 individuals  medium  A1  Near Threatened 
Ural Owl Strix uralensis breeding  1999  present  A3  Least Concern 
Boreal Owl Aegolius funereus breeding  1999  present  A3  Least Concern 
Siberian Jay Perisoreus infaustus breeding  1999  present  A3  Least Concern 
Inornate Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus breeding  1999  present  A3  Least Concern 
Pallas's Rosefinch Carpodacus roseus breeding  1999  present  A3  Least Concern 
Pine Grosbeak Pinicola enucleator breeding  1999  present  A3  Least Concern 
Red Crossbill Loxia curvirostra breeding  1999  present  A3  Least Concern 

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Native coniferous woodland  20%
Shrubland Scrub  10%
Grassland Alpine, subalpine and boreal grassland; Tundra  50%
Wetlands (inland) Fens, transition mires and springs; Raised bogs; Rivers and streams; Standing freshwater  10%
Rocky areas   10%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
rangeland/pastureland 50%
forestry 20%
tourism/recreation 10%
urban/industrial/transport 1%

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 Ryzhkov D.V.

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Korgonskaya. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/12/2014

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