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Kasumkentski reserve


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2007

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Caucasian Grouse Lyrurus mlokosiewiczi NT resident 1998 25-35 A2
Cinereous Vulture Aegypius monachus NT resident 1998 2-3 B2
Long-legged Buzzard Buteo rufinus LC breeding 1998 8-20 breeding pairs B2

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

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IBA Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2006 medium unfavourable low
Was the whole site covered? No State assessed by Population
Accuracy of information poor

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Agricultural expansion and intensification livestock farming and ranching (includes forest grazing) - small-holder grazing, ranching or farming happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low
Biological resource use hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - intentional use (species being assessed is the target) happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Biological resource use logging & wood harvesting - unintentional effects: large scale happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Human intrusions and disturbance recreational activities happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium

Condition of key/trigger populations (state)
Scientific Common TargetPop ActualPop Units Remaining Result
Lyrurus mlokosiewiczi Caucasian Grouse 35 35 breeding pairs 100 favourable
Neophron percnopterus Egyptian Vulture 3 2 breeding pairs 67 unfavourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation No management planning has taken place Very little or no conservation action taking place low
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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Kasumkentskiy Zakaznik 26,000 protected area overlaps with site 26,000

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland -
Grassland Alpine, subalpine and boreal grassland -
Shrubland Scrub -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Perennial crops, orchards and groves, Other urban and industrial areas -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
nature conservation and research -
unknown -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Kasumkentski reserve. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/09/2022.