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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.

Acknowledgements
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 (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Irendyk ridge. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/10/2021.