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Buinakskaya depression


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2008

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 2005-2006 100-1,000 individuals A1
Egyptian Vulture Neophron percnopterus EN breeding 2005-2007 1-2 breeding pairs A1
Greater Spotted Eagle Clanga clanga VU passage 2005-2007 100 individuals A1
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca VU breeding 2005-2007 4-6 breeding pairs A1
Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus NT passage 2005-2006 6-50 individuals A1
European Roller Coracias garrulus LC breeding 2005-2007 12-20 breeding pairs A1
Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni LC breeding 2003-2007 25-30 breeding pairs A1
Saker Falcon Falco cherrug EN breeding 2005-2007 1 breeding pairs B2

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)
2006 medium favourable negligible
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by Population
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 - agro-industry farming likely in long term (beyond 4 years) some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Agricultural expansion and intensification livestock farming and ranching (includes forest grazing) - agro-industry grazing, ranching or farmin happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Agricultural expansion and intensification livestock farming and ranching (includes forest grazing) - small-holder grazing, ranching or farming happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Agricultural expansion and intensification wood and pulp plantations (includes afforestation) - agro-industry plantations likely in long term (beyond 4 years) some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
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
Human intrusions and disturbance work and other activities happening now some of area/population (10-49%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Natural system modifications fire & fire suppression - increase in fire frequency/intensity happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low
Natural system modifications other ecosystem modifications likely in short term (within 4 years) some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Residential and commercial development housing and urban areas likely in short term (within 4 years) small area/few individuals (<10%) moderate to rapid deterioration low

Condition of key/trigger populations (state)
Scientific Common TargetPop ActualPop Units Remaining Result
Tadorna ferruginea Ruddy Shelduck 5 5 breeding pairs 100 favourable
Neophron percnopterus Egyptian Vulture 2 2 breeding pairs 100 favourable
Aquila heliaca Eastern Imperial Eagle 4 4 breeding pairs 100 favourable
Coracias garrulus European Roller 12 12 breeding pairs 100 favourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Little/none of site covered (<10%) No management planning has taken place Some limited conservation initiatives are in place negligible
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Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland -
Shrubland -
Grassland Humid grasslands, Steppes and dry calcareous grassland -
Desert Semidesert -
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams, Standing brackish and salt water, Tidal rivers and enclosed tidal waters -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Highly improved re-seeded landscapes, Other urban and industrial areas, Perennial crops, orchards and groves, Ruderal land -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
rangeland/pastureland -
forestry -
urban/industrial/transport -
hunting -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Buinakskaya depression. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 13/12/2019.