Ural River Valley

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2013

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus VU non-breeding 2010 6-30 individuals A1
Saker Falcon Falco cherrug EN non-breeding 2010 4-6 individuals 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.

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)
2011 not assessed favourable not assessed
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by Population
Accuracy of information poor


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous, Flood-plain, Wooded steppe -
Shrubland Low bushes, Scrub -
Grassland Humid, Mesophile grassland & tall grass steppe, Steppes & dry calcareous -
Desert -
Wetlands (inland) Rivers & streams, Water-fringe vegetation -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
forestry -
urban/industrial/transport -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ural River Valley. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/03/2023.