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Location Armenia, Lori
Central coordinates 44o 16.59' East  41o 6.79' North
IBA criteria A1, B1iv, B2
Area 17,948 ha
Altitude 1,413 - 1,714m
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
Egyptian Vulture Neophron percnopterus breeding  1995  1-2 breeding pairs  medium  A1  Endangered 
Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus passage  1995  300-500 individuals  medium  A1  Near Threatened 
Common Crane Grus grus breeding  1995  4-5 breeding pairs  medium  B2  Least Concern 
A4iv Species group - soaring birds/cranes passage  1995  4,000-6,300 individuals  medium  B1iv   


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

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture major

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tashir. Downloaded from on 18/09/2014

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