Eastern Black Sea Mountains [incl Karcal Mountains]


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2000

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 resident 1998-1999 present A3, B2
Caucasian Grouse Lyrurus mlokosiewiczi NT breeding 1993 134 breeding pairs A1, A3, B2
Bearded Vulture Gypaetus barbatus NT breeding 1989-1996 20 breeding pairs B2
Griffon Vulture Gyps fulvus LC breeding 1989-1996 20 breeding pairs B2
Cinereous Vulture Aegypius monachus NT breeding 1989-1996 10 breeding pairs A1, B1iii, B2
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos LC breeding 1989-1996 10 breeding pairs B2
A4iv Species group - soaring birds/cranes n/a passage 1976-1994 205,131-380,220 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.

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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Vercenik Game Reserve 50,458 protected area overlaps with site 50,458
Uzungöl Nature Park 1,625 protected area overlaps with site 1,625
Savsat Balikli Game Reserve 3,492 protected area overlaps with site 3,492
Kaçkar Daglari National Park 51,550 protected area overlaps with site 51,550
Kackar Game Reserve 4,142 protected area overlaps with site 4,143
Hatila Vadisi National Park 16,988 protected area overlaps with site 17,104
Coruh Game Reserve 8,700 protected area overlaps with site 8,700
Camili UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 23,170 protected area contained by site 0
Camburnu Nature Reserve 180 protected area overlaps with site 180

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Native coniferous woodland -
Grassland Alpine, subalpine and boreal grassland -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Inland cliffs -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
tourism/recreation -
not utilised -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Eastern Black Sea Mountains [incl Karcal Mountains]. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/08/2022.