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Location Armenia, Syunik
Central coordinates 46o 5.45' East  39o 10.51' North
IBA criteria A1, A2, A3, B2
Area 23,236 ha
Altitude 1,741 - 3,772m
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  20-40 individuals  medium  A2, A3, B2  Near Threatened 
Caspian Snowcock Tetraogallus caspius breeding  1995  200-300 individuals  medium  A3, B2  Least Concern 
Bearded Vulture Gypaetus barbatus breeding  1995  1-2 breeding pairs  medium  B2  Near Threatened 
Egyptian Vulture Neophron percnopterus breeding  1995  3-5 breeding pairs  medium  A1, B2  Endangered 
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos breeding  1995  2-4 breeding pairs  medium  B2  Least Concern 


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

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture major
forestry major

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Zangezoor. Downloaded from on 27/10/2016

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