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Location Russia (Central Asian), Sverdlovsk region
Central coordinates 59o 27.43' East  61o 13.12' North
IBA criteria A1, A3
Area 24,300 ha
Altitude 230 - 1,322m
Year of IBA assessment 2006





Key Biodiversity Important area for A3-criteria species.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Hazel Grouse Bonasa bonasia breeding  2001  50-150 breeding pairs  unknown  A3  Least Concern 
Western Capercaillie Tetrao urogallus breeding  2001  20-50 breeding pairs  poor  A3  Least Concern 
Great Snipe Gallinago media breeding  2001  15-40 breeding pairs  poor  A1  Near Threatened 
Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus breeding  2001  present  A3  Least Concern 
Picoides tridactylus breeding  2001  present  A3  Not Recognised 
Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus breeding  2001  5-20 breeding pairs  poor  A3  Least Concern 
Siberian Tit Parus cinctus breeding  2001  50-120 breeding pairs  poor  A3  Least Concern 
Inornate Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus breeding  2001  present  A3  Least Concern 
Arctic Warbler Phylloscopus borealis breeding  2001  100-400 breeding pairs  poor  A3  Least Concern 
Brambling Fringilla montifringilla breeding  2001  200-600 breeding pairs  poor  A3  Least Concern 
Pine Grosbeak Pinicola enucleator breeding  2001  5-15 breeding pairs  poor  A3  Least Concern 
Red Crossbill Loxia curvirostra breeding  2001  present  A3  Least Concern 
White-winged Crossbill Loxia leucoptera breeding  2001  unknown  A3  Least Concern 
Rustic Bunting Emberiza rustica breeding  2001  10-40 breeding pairs  poor  A3  Least Concern 

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest   70%
Grassland   10%
Wetlands (inland)   7%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry 40%
hunting 40%

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 Boiko G.V.Sysoev V.A.Kuznetsova I.A.

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Molebny Kamen' ridge. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/12/2014

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