Valley of Khasaut river, mountains B.Bermamyt and M.Bermamyt

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2008

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Egyptian Vulture Neophron percnopterus EN breeding 1998 1-4 breeding pairs B2
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca VU breeding 1998 2-4 breeding pairs A1

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 very high unfavourable negligible
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by Population
Accuracy of information good

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Natural system modifications other ecosystem modifications happening now whole area/population (>90%) moderate to rapid deterioration very high

Condition of key/trigger populations (state)
Scientific Common TargetPop ActualPop Units Remaining Result
Gypaetus barbatus Bearded Vulture 2 2 breeding pairs 100 favourable
Gyps fulvus Griffon Vulture 16 9 breeding pairs 57 unfavourable
Aquila heliaca Eastern Imperial Eagle 5 5 breeding pairs 100 favourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Little/none of site covered (<10%) No management planning has taken place Very little or no conservation action taking place negligible
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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Vykhody mineral'nykh istochnikov Kichi-Balykskie Nature Monument 0 protected area overlaps with site 0
Verhne-Malkinskiy Zakaznik 19,000 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Nizhne-Malkinskiy Zakaznik 35,000 protected area is adjacent to site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland -
Grassland Humid grasslands, Mesophile grasslands -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Scree & boulders, Inland cliffs -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
not utilised -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Valley of Khasaut river, mountains B.Bermamyt and M.Bermamyt. Downloaded from on 18/08/2022.