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Location Armenia, Tavush
Central coordinates 44o 56.75' East  40o 48.75' North
IBA criteria A1, A2, A3, B2
Area 6,137 ha
Altitude 1,199 - 2,472m
Year of IBA assessment 2002

Armenian Society for the Protection of Birds (Affiliate)

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Caucasian Grouse Lyrurus mlokosiewiczi breeding  1995  60-100 individuals  medium  A1, A2, A3, B2  Near Threatened 
Caspian Snowcock Tetraogallus caspius breeding  1995  40-60 individuals  medium  A3, B2  Least Concern 
Black Stork Ciconia nigra breeding  1995  3-4 breeding pairs  medium  B2  Least Concern 
Lesser Spotted Eagle Clanga pomarina breeding  1995  3-5 breeding pairs  medium  B2  Least Concern 
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos breeding  1995  2-3 breeding pairs  medium  B2  Least Concern 
Corncrake Crex crex breeding  1995  20-30 males only  medium  A1, B2  Least Concern 

Local conservation groups The local conservation group below is working to support conservation at this IBA.

Name Year formed
Meri Tamamyan 2006


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Rocky areas   minor
Forest   major
Grassland   minor
Wetlands (inland)   minor

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture minor
forestry major
tourism/recreation major

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Haghartsin. Downloaded from on 26/10/2016

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