Kuznetsky Alatau Zapovednik

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2006

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Hazel Grouse Bonasa bonasia LC breeding 2004 present A3
Western Capercaillie Tetrao urogallus LC breeding 2004 present A3
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus LC breeding 2004 2-4 breeding pairs A3
Smew Mergellus albellus LC breeding 2004 10-15 breeding pairs A3
Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator LC breeding 2004 20-40 breeding pairs A4i
Falcated Duck Mareca falcata NT breeding 2004 6-10 breeding pairs A3
Corncrake Crex crex LC breeding 2002 180-200 breeding pairs A1
Solitary Snipe Gallinago solitaria LC breeding 2002 200-220 breeding pairs A3, A4i
Eurasian Pygmy-owl Glaucidium passerinum LC breeding 2004 present A3
Greater Spotted Eagle Clanga clanga VU breeding 2002 5-6 breeding pairs A1
Saker Falcon Falco cherrug EN breeding 2002-2004 3-8 breeding pairs A1
Gray's Grasshopper-warbler Locustella fasciolata LC breeding 2004 present A3
Siberian Thrush Geokichla sibirica LC breeding 2004 present A3
Mugimaki Flycatcher Ficedula mugimaki LC breeding 2004 40 breeding pairs A3
Altai Accentor Prunella himalayana LC breeding 2004 30-60 breeding pairs A3
Alpine Accentor Prunella collaris LC breeding 2004 40-60 breeding pairs A3
Water Pipit Anthus spinoletta LC breeding 2004 4,000-6,000 breeding pairs A3
Plain Mountain-finch Leucosticte nemoricola LC breeding 2004 present A3

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.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here

IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Podnebesnyje Zub'ya Zakaznik 98,179 protected area overlaps with site 0
Ozero Ivanovskoe Nature Monument 4,237 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Kuznetsky Alatau Zapovednik 412,900 protected area overlaps with site 0
Kuznetskiy Alatau Zapovednik 453,524 protected area contains site 412,900


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest -
Grassland -
Wetlands (inland) -
Unknown -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Kuznetsky Alatau Zapovednik. Downloaded from on 24/01/2021.