|Central coordinates||101o 33.00' East 50o 11.00' North|
|Altitude||1,132 - 1,254m|
|Year of IBA assessment||2009|
Site description Located in the north of Erdenebulgan soum, the site extends west from the Eg River to Oliin Davaa, and northeast along the valley of the Eg River until it narrows into a canyon. In addition to the Eg River, a small river, the Sair, runs through the site. The site comprises a wide valley, with wheat fields, fallow and pasture, surrounded by hillsides with birch and larch forest. The site includes small lake, called Nuuriin Hotgor, and fields close to Erdenebulgan soum centre called Borog Tolgoi. The land is privately farmed in summer.
|Species||Season||Period||Population estimate||Quality of estimate||IBA Criteria||IUCN Category|
|Saker Falcon Falco cherrug||-||2009||present||-||A1||Endangered|
|Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca||-||2009||present||-||A1||Vulnerable|
|Greater Spotted Eagle Clanga clanga||-||2009||present||-||A1||Vulnerable|
|Great Bustard Otis tarda||-||2009||present||-||A1||Vulnerable|
Other biodiversity The nationally threatened fish species, Taimen Hucho taimen, occurs in nearby rivers. Siberian Musk Deer Moschus moschiferus (VU), Red Deer Cervus elaphus, Grey Wolf Canis lupus and Siberian Roe Deer Capreolus pygargus occur in the forest. Poaching is the biggest threat to the forest-dwelling mammals.
Protection status Unprotected
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