Caucasus Biosphere Reserve

Year of compilation: 2001

Site description
This IBA is located in the western part of the main Caucasian ridge.

Key biodiversity
Number of most species was the same up to 1995 year, when datasheet was recieving by RBCU.

Habitat and land use
In the end of 1990th it was plane to build the new road Maikop-Dagomys, which should to cross IBAs (and Zapovednik area!), what will be very dangerous for site. With new road new recreation, pollution, disturbance and @elimination on road" danger started at this site which is official strict nature reserve (Zapovednik).

The map polygon is provided courtesy of the Spatial Database on Important Bird Areas of Russia 2014 (© Russian Bird Conservation Union, © Transparent World).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Caucasus Biosphere Reserve. Downloaded from on 30/01/2023.