Alazani Valley

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2002

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Little Bustard Tetrax tetrax NT passage 1999-2002 1,000-2,499 individuals A1
Pygmy Cormorant Microcarbo pygmaeus LC winter 1999-2002 1,000-2,499 individuals A4i, B1i
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca VU resident 1997-2002 2-5 breeding pairs A1
A4iv Species group - soaring birds/cranes n/a passage 1999-2002 20,000-49,999 individuals A4iv, B1iv

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.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here

IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Vashlovani ეროვნული პარკი 24,610 protected area overlaps with site 0
Alazani flood plane forests ბუნების ძეგლი 204 protected area contained by site 0

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Alazani Valley. Downloaded from on 28/03/2023.