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Munzur Mountains This is an IBA in danger! 


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2004

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Caspian Snowcock Tetraogallus caspius LC breeding - 80 breeding pairs A3, B2
Bearded Vulture Gypaetus barbatus NT breeding - 10-20 breeding pairs B2
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos LC breeding - 20-30 breeding pairs B2
Yellow-billed Chough Pyrrhocorax graculus LC breeding - abundant A3
Wallcreeper Tichodroma muraria LC breeding - abundant A3
Semi-collared Flycatcher Ficedula semitorquata LC breeding - 100 breeding pairs B2
Alpine Accentor Prunella collaris LC breeding - abundant A3
White-winged Snowfinch Montifringilla nivalis LC breeding - abundant A3

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 Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2016 very high very unfavourable low
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by Habitat
Accuracy of information medium

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
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
Natural system modifications dams & water management/use - dams (size unknown) happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) very rapid to severe deterioration very high

Condition of habitat (state)
Habitat Habitat Detail Reference Area (ha) Actual Area (ha) % of habitat remaining % of carrying capacity (overall) Result
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams 0 0 poor (40-69%) moderate (70-90%) very unfavourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Some of site covered (10-49%) A management plan exists but it is out of date or not comprehensive Some limited conservation initiatives are in place low
For more information about IBA monitoring please click here

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams -
Shrubland -
Grassland -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Munzur Mountains. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 16/08/2022.