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Location Russia (European), Kabardino-Balkarskaya Republic
Central coordinates 43o 11.00' East  43o 23.00' North
IBA criteria A1
Area 6,000 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  3-5 breeding pairs  medium  A1  Vulnerable 

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest   5%
Grassland Alpine, subalpine and boreal grassland; Steppes and dry calcareous grassland  56%
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams  2%
Rocky areas   35%
Artificial - terrestrial Other urban and industrial areas  2%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
rangeland/pastureland 55%
forestry 5%
urban/industrial/transport 2%
tourism/recreation 10%
not utilised 38%

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: Chegemskoye ravine. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/10/2014

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