KZ084
Ereymentau Mountains


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
Steppe Eagle Aquila nipalensis EN breeding 2007 5-8 breeding pairs A3
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca VU breeding 2007 30-35 breeding pairs A1, A3
Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus NT breeding 2007 150-180 breeding pairs A1, A3
Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni LC breeding 2007 25-45 breeding pairs A1
Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus NT breeding 2007 90-110 breeding pairs A1, A3
Saker Falcon Falco cherrug EN breeding 2007 1-3 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)
2017 low near favourable medium
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by Habitat
Accuracy of information good

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Agricultural expansion and intensification livestock farming and ranching (includes forest grazing) - nomadic grazing happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low
Biological resource use fishing & harvesting aquatic resources - unintentional effects: subsistence/small scale happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Biological resource use hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - persecution/control happening now some of area/population (10-49%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Biological resource use logging & wood harvesting - intentional use: subsistence/small scale happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Human intrusions and disturbance recreational activities happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Human intrusions and disturbance work and other activities happening now some of area/population (10-49%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Pollution garbage & solid waste happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Residential and commercial development housing and urban areas happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Residential and commercial development tourism and recreation areas happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
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/Aquatic & Marine Artificial water bodies 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) near favourable
Artificial/Terrestrial Other urban & industrial areas 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) near favourable
Forest Broadleaved deciduous 0 0 good (> 90%) moderate (70-90%) unfavourable
Forest Flood-plain 0 0 good (> 90%) moderate (70-90%) unfavourable
Grassland Steppes & dry calcareous 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) near favourable
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Inland cliffs 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) near favourable
Shrubland Low bushes 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) near favourable
Wetlands (inland) Rivers & streams 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) near favourable
Wetlands (inland) Standing brackish & salt water 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) near favourable
Wetlands (inland) Temporary water bodies 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) near favourable

Condition of key/trigger populations (state)
Scientific Common TargetPop ActualPop Units Remaining Result
Cygnus cygnus Whooper Swan 5 9 individuals 100 favourable
Anser anser Greylag Goose 15 122 individuals 100 favourable
Mergus merganser Goosander 3 3 individuals 100 favourable
Aythya fuligula Tufted Duck 8 8 individuals 100 favourable
Anas platyrhynchos Mallard 32 32 individuals 100 favourable
Fulica atra Common Coot 13 54 individuals 100 favourable
Ardea cinerea Grey Heron 1 1 individuals 100 favourable
Aquila heliaca Eastern Imperial Eagle 35 1 breeding pairs 3 very unfavourable
Falco tinnunculus Common Kestrel 1 1 individuals 100 favourable
Falco subbuteo Eurasian Hobby 1 1 individuals 100 favourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Some of site covered (10-49%) A comprehensive and appropriate management plan exists that aims to maintain or improve the populations of qualifying bird species The conservation measures needed for the site are being comprehensively and effectively implemented medium
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Ermentauskiy Zakaznik 35,000 protected area contained by site 35,000

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial/Terrestrial Other urban & industrial areas -
Forest Broadleaved deciduous, Flood-plain -
Grassland Steppes & dry calcareous -
Shrubland Low bushes -
Wetlands (inland) Rivers & streams, Standing brackish & salt water, Temporary water bodies -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Inland cliffs -
Artificial/Aquatic & Marine Artificial water bodies -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
rangeland/pastureland -
forestry -
tourism/recreation -
hunting -
nature conservation and research -
urban/industrial/transport -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ereymentau Mountains. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/01/2020.