Irendyk ridge

Country/territory: Russia (European)

IBA Criteria met: A1, B2 (2007)
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Area: 445,670 ha

Site description
A rather narrow forested mountain ridge.

Key biodiversity
This ridge is a botleneck for more then 20,000 migrating raptors, which mainly breed in West Siberia.

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

Raptors MOU - IBA listed under Table 3 of the Memorandum of Understanding on the Conservation of Migratory Birds of Prey in Africa and Eurasia

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Irendyk ridge. Downloaded from on 16/08/2022.