Irendyk ridge

Year of compilation: 2001

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.

Conservation responses/actions for key biodiversity
Work is being carried out on the establishment of a Nature Park at the site.

Habitat and land use
The ridge is 10-20 km long and surrounded by steppe.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Irendyk ridge. Downloaded from on 20/09/2020.