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Location Armenia, Vayots Dzor
Central coordinates 45o 38.24' East  39o 47.59' North
IBA criteria A1, B2, B3
Area 9,467 ha
Altitude 1,369 - 2,685m
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
Chukar Alectoris chukar breeding  1995  1,500-2,000 individuals  medium  B2  Least Concern 
European Honey-buzzard Pernis apivorus breeding  1995  2-3 breeding pairs  medium  B3  Least Concern 
Egyptian Vulture Neophron percnopterus breeding  1995  2-3 breeding pairs  medium  A1  Endangered 
Levant Sparrowhawk Accipiter brevipes 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  10-25 males only  medium  B2  Least Concern 


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

Land use

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

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