KZ034
Amankaragay Forest


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2007

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
White-headed Duck Oxyura leucocephala EN breeding 2004-2007 < 50 individuals A1
Siberian Crane Leucogeranus leucogeranus CR passage 2005 2 individuals A1
Little Bustard Tetrax tetrax NT breeding 1998-2007 100-220 individuals A1, A3
Sociable Lapwing Vanellus gregarius CR breeding 2004-2007 10-24 breeding pairs A1, A3
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca VU breeding 1998-2007 24-27 breeding pairs A1, A3
Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus VU breeding 1998-2007 20 breeding pairs A1, A3
Saker Falcon Falco cherrug EN breeding 1998-2007 3-5 breeding pairs 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.

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IBA Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2007 high unfavourable not assessed
Was the whole site covered? No State assessed by Habitat
Accuracy of information medium

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Agricultural expansion and intensification annual & perennial non-timber crops - small-holder farming happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Agricultural expansion and intensification livestock farming and ranching (includes forest grazing) - agro-industry grazing, ranching or farmin happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low
Agricultural expansion and intensification livestock farming and ranching (includes forest grazing) - small-holder grazing, ranching or farming happening now some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Biological resource use logging & wood harvesting - unintentional effects: large scale happening now some of area/population (10-49%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Human intrusions and disturbance recreational activities happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low
Invasive and other problematic species and genes invasive non-native/alien species/diseases - unspecified species happening now whole area/population (>90%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Natural system modifications fire & fire suppression - increase in fire frequency/intensity happening now some of area/population (10-49%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Pollution agricultural & forestry effluents - type unknown/unrecorded happening now some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Transportation and service corridors roads and railroads happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Transportation and service corridors utility & service lines happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low

Condition of habitat (state)
Habitat Habitat Detail Reference Area (ha) Actual Area (ha) % of habitat remaining % of carrying capacity (overall) Result
Artificial/Terrestrial 0 0 good (> 90%) moderate (70-90%) near favourable
Forest 0 0 moderate (70-90%) moderate (70-90%) unfavourable
Grassland 0 0 good (> 90%) moderate (70-90%) near favourable
Shrubland 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) favourable
Wetlands (inland) 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) favourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Not assessed Not assessed Not assessed not assessed
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Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Native coniferous, Wooded steppe -
Shrubland Low bushes -
Grassland Dry grassland on sandy soils, Steppes & dry calcareous -
Wetlands (inland) Standing brackish & salt water, Standing fresh water -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Forestry plantations, Highly improved reseeded grasslands, Other urban & industrial areas -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
rangeland/pastureland -
forestry -
hunting -
tourism/recreation -
urban/industrial/transport -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Amankaragay Forest. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 07/07/2022.