Mouth of Samur river

Year of compilation: 2001

Site description
Mouth of Samur river located on the south of Dagestan Republic, near the border with Azerbaidzhan. This area includes reedbeds in the Samur river mouth and its associated channels as well as is the largest part of the only remaining dry subtropical forests along the Caspian cost.

Key biodiversity
Habitat and land use
Increasing level of the Caspian is a threat (Natural events).

The map polygon is provided courtesy of the Spatial Database on Important Bird Areas of Russia 2014 (© Russian Bird Conservation Union, © Transparent World).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mouth of Samur river. Downloaded from on 09/08/2022.