Site description (2000 baseline)
Low mountains with Juniperus forests extending between the Turianchai and Gekchai rivers; there are also cliffs, ravines, etc. This site is situated close to IBA 010 (Turianchai).
Breeding species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Falco naumanni. Significant proportion (³1%) of national population breeding at site: Neophron percnopterus (5+ pairs). Other notable breeding birds: Circaetus gallicus, Buteo rufinus, Aquila pomarina and Bubo bubo.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Gekchai Bozdag mountains. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/gekchai-bozdag-mountains-iba-azerbaijan on 04/10/2023.