|Central coordinates||29o 43.00' East 38o 59.00' North|
|Altitude||800 - 2,309m|
|Year of IBA assessment||2004|
Site description An extensive mountain range comprising a high, barren, east-west running ridge. All slopes are extensively forested below 2,000 m with Pinus and Quercus. Large areas have been clear-felled and reforestedthese are intensively managed and bisected by numerous tracks. Grazing pasture is found at higher altitudes; a holiday village is located around hot springs on the northern slopes.
Key Biodiversity This is an important site for breeding raptors.
|Species||Season||Period||Population estimate||Quality of estimate||IBA Criteria||IUCN Category|
|Cinereous Vulture Aegypius monachus||breeding||-||2-4 breeding pairs||-||B2||Near Threatened|
|IUCN habitat||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
|Forest||Native coniferous woodland||90%|
|Grassland||Alpine, subalpine and boreal grassland||10%|
|Artificial - terrestrial||Forestry plantations||-|
|Land-use||Extent (% of site)|
Protection status National None International None
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Recommended citation BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Murat Mountain. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/12/2014
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