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Location Russia (European), Kabardino-Balkarskaya Republic
Central coordinates 43o 18.82' East  43o 13.17' North
IBA criteria A1, A2
Area 10,700 ha
Year of IBA assessment 2008

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Caucasian Grouse Lyrurus mlokosiewiczi resident  2006  1 nests  poor  A2  Near Threatened 
Caucasian Snowcock Tetraogallus caucasicus resident  2006  1 nests  poor  A2  Least Concern 
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca breeding  2006  4-6 breeding pairs  medium  A1  Vulnerable 

IBA Monitoring

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

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


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest   10%
Grassland Alpine, subalpine and boreal grassland; Mesophile grasslands; Steppes and dry calcareous grassland  50%
Wetlands (inland) Raised bogs; Rivers and streams  5%
Rocky areas   28%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land; Other urban and industrial areas  7%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 2%
rangeland/pastureland 50%
forestry 10%
hunting 100%
tourism/recreation 5%
urban/industrial/transport 5%
not utilised 33%

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 (2015) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Khulamskoye ravine. Downloaded from on 28/02/2015

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