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Location Russia (European), Kabardino-Balkarskaya Republic
Central coordinates 43o 0.37' East  43o 27.32' North
IBA criteria A1
Area 14,800 ha
Altitude
Year of IBA assessment 2008





Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca breeding  2006  6-8 breeding pairs  medium  A1  Vulnerable 

IBA Monitoring

2006 low not assessed negligible
unset
Poor - based on little, or potentially unreliable/unrepresentative, data

No known threats no known threats happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low

Little/none of site covered (<10%)  No management planning has taken place  Very little or no conservation action taking place  negligible 

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest   10%
Grassland Alpine, subalpine and boreal grassland; Steppes and dry calcareous grassland  47%
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams; Standing freshwater  3%
Rocky areas   30%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land; Other urban and industrial areas  10%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 5%
rangeland/pastureland 45%
forestry 10%
tourism/recreation 10%
urban/industrial/transport 5%
not utilised 35%

Acknowledgements The identification of IBAs and information collected between 1980 and 2009 provided by the IBA network of the Russian Bird Conservation Union (RBCU).

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Baksanskoye ravine. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/11/2014

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